Tagged: Teacher

The Truth About Teacher Certification In The U.S.

When I was younger, friends and acquaintances told me that I should consider becoming a teacher, because they saw that I related well with children.  And, beginning in the 1980s, I began hearing that schools were “begging” and “crying” for teachers.  However, as I was growing up, I hated school.  For that and other reasons, I didn’t begin to consider teaching as a profession until 1990.

I left high school in 1973.  Between 1973 and 1990, I went from job to job, with (Read More...)

The Truth About The State Of Public Education

***The following letter is reproduced on The Truth by the original author, Jimmie Parr.  I think that you will find it very enlightening.***

Dear friends,

The reason for my concern about the topic of this letter is that I used to function as a substitute teacher, and once thought about becoming certified as a teacher.

A few weeks ago, a co-worker told (Read More...)