Today, I heard a teacher on the staff of a school that is experiencing declining student performance say, “I’m satisfied with my performance.”
He said this in front of his principal. And his (non-LYS) principal had no response.
By their words and their actions, this teacher and his principal are OK with marginalized student outcomes on their watch. Which means no matter how nice they may be as people, as educators they are BAD for students. Think about that.
It’s hard to argue that the Anti-Public School Faction has it wrong when those beliefs and attitudes are tolerated and validated within our profession.
We have to be better than that.
Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn…
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