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by Lisa Bowstead, Founder

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Our teachers are in
an impossible situation
February 22, 2013

An article in today's Huffington post reports that Teacher Job Satisfaction has dropped to a new low. 

Most people I know would never just stand-by and watch if they saw a child in harm's way. ...and yet our whole country has allowed this horrific situation: we've put all of our kids directly in harm's way by not properly funding their education.

Our teachers work under impossible conditions: workloads have doubled, they have no books, paper or supplies, and they are routinely blamed for failures.
A heart-felt thank you to all teachers who are able stick it out!

NYC schools, whose budgets are already cut to the BARE bones, are facing yet more cuts next year. ~~~ How can we let this happen? ~~~ How can we stop it? ~~~ How can we fix it?

Read the article: 
Teachers Can't Get No Satisfaction, Says Survey
As school districts continued to cut budgets, increase class sizes, and implement teacher performance evaluations, teachers' job satisfaction plummeted in 2012, reaching an all-time low, according to a survey released...

This article was in the NY Times last year at this time: 
Teacher Survey Shows Morale Is at a Low Point