Tag: teachers and principals

Why Teachers Think About Quitting


Yesterday was the first day of school and I thought about quitting for most of it. Mostly I’m just relieved it’s Saturday today.

I work at a small independent Catholic school. Our admin decided that we would reopen for in-person instruction (which is clearly preferable to remote for all the obvious reasons), but offer a remote option to students who preferred to stay home — “hybrid” instruction. Leave it to admin to give it a name that makes it sound like it’s a perfected model. Herein lies the problem. Our school’s remote experience last spring worked pretty well mostly because everyone was remote at the same time so there was no balancing act required, at least for school.

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This evening, I happened to be reading the December issue of Imprimis, the speech digest put out by Hillsdale College (FREE to anyone who wants to receive it-sign up at Hillsdale.edu).  In it, Dr. Larry Arnn, the President of the College, was describing the Classical Charter Schools, and private schools, being set up and operating […]

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