Tagged with teacher attrition

North Carolina: First in Pavement, Last in Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A letter from a disgusted teacher: I QUIT Kris L. Nielsen Monroe, NC 28110 Union County Public Schools Human Resources Department 400 North Church Street Monroe, NC 28112 October 25, 2012 To All it May Concern: I’m doing something I thought I would never do—something that will make…

Five Steps to De-Stressing for Urban Teachers

Five Steps to De-Stressing for Urban Teachers

No doubt, teaching in urban schools can wear you down. I can’t even tell you how many times I have sat in my classroom and cried, cursed, or just stared at my bulletin boards that needed updating, paralyzed and practically drooling on myself from exhaustion, frustration, or anger. Everyone has their own methods for coping … Continue reading