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Can Teachers Ride to the Rescue? -By Jeff Bryant

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It’s understandable that business owners and employees want to go back to work, and it’s more than fair for parents to ask schools to reopen so they can return to some semblance of normalcy. But during all the years of teachers and schools being harmed by underfunding and “school choice” schemes, where were these folks? And will they step up now and demand the government fund our public schools? A consensus is emerging among top economists and business leaders that getting kids back into day cares and schools is critical to getting the economy back to normal. Those pronouncements on the need to reopen schools in order to save the economy have turned into a drumbeat in the halls of government.  But, State lawmakers were  complicit in harming schools at a time when they need government support most. Some teachers already see the impossible place they are about to be thrust into.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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