Ding Dong School’s Mrs. Francis.
But what really gets me is the picture he draws of the professional teacher in contrast to the TFA bunch.
Teachers tend to be a lot like my aunt, who has lived in the same mid-sized southeastern Pennsylvania town for the last 30 years, raising three kids, marrying twice, and generally living a prosaic American life while making a career as a middle school math teacher. She’s never been paid very much, but she takes a lot of pride in her work and enjoys respect in her community.
Uh, Kevin. Here’s the news: This ain’t 1954. There are more than three networks. Phoenix has an NBA team. You can soon buy an iPhone for a couple of hundred bucks. And most of us who teach don’t tend to be like your aunt. No offense to your aunt.