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Wisconsin: "They" Did It! By Tim Slekar

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The war against the teaching profession in Wisconsin has reached a new low. ALEC. did it. “They” opened the door to deprofesssionalization and authorized the use of emergency licenses to address the teacher “shortage” & placed our most vulnerable children in a defenseless position.Instead of truly addressing the EXODUS of teachers and the miserable conditions driving teachers out of the profession “they” simply created a pathway into our classrooms for unlicensed and unqualified personnel.Of course “they” won’t admit this.  they”  have “talking points” in case someone dare question the integrity of devaluing the teaching profession. Over time, license reductions will eventually result in a deprofessionalized field and our children will suffer as novices with no sense of the professional, ethical, social, and moral obligations required to be a teacher take over our classrooms.'

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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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