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After being interviewed by the school administration, the prospective teacher said:


'Let me see if I've got this right. 'You want me to go into that room with all those kids, correct their disruptive behavior & outbursts, observe them for signs of abuse, monitor their dress habits, censor their T-shirt messages, and instill in them a love for learning. 'You want me to check their backpacks for weapons, wage a war on drugs and teach them the dangers of sexually transmitted diseases, and raise their sense of self esteem and personal pride.


'You want me to teach them patriotism and good citizenship, sportsmanship and fair play, and how to register to vote, balance a check book, and apply for a job. 'You want me to check their heads for lice, recognize signs of antisocial behavior, and make sure that they all pass the final exams.


'You also want me to provide them with an EQUAL education regardless of their handicaps, disinterest in  learning or unplugged-in parents, and communicate regularly with their parents in English, Spanish, Russian, and crazy other languages, by letter, telephone, newsletter, emails, progress reports, school website postings, and report cards.


'You want me to do all this with a piece of chalk, a blackboard, a bulletin board, a few books, a big smile, and a starting salary that qualifies me for food stamps.


'You want me to do all this and then you tell me…........


I Can't Pray!!?!??!!?!??!?!?



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Comment by Susan on February 7, 2012 at 10:36pm

Very good!


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