Speaking from behind the lines

Contrary to what WEAC, the mainstream media and others want you to believe there are teachers who support Governor Walker’s bold proposal.  From Facebook:

” Keep fighting hard for people like me that can’t be so vocal. This is actually school reform tied up in a budget bill. It’s like getting Al Capone for tax evasion. Due to the “writing on the wall” many older teachers in my district are considering retiring sooner rather than later. (They’ve been sticking around because “they have nothing else to do.” Their words, not mine.) This has the potential to open up teaching positions that have been locked in by the same people for over three decades. What a breath of fresh air the schools are about to experience if this bill passes. This would be good for the students and good for local school budgets (new teachers are cheap and they’re open to reform ideas!) Plus, my principal actually said that this bill would allow the schools to actually get rid of the bad teachers. (He’s a conservative.) I love this bill. I wish I could do more.”

A great reminder that not all teachers are the “bad guy”.  There are teachers who truly do put the children before their own self-interests.

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