As teachers, we know in our hearts that our jobs have great value. We also know that the public values what we do.
This crisis is real, and what we have known about education and our programs will be changing. We teach about life-long learning, and now we are being put in a position that is going to test that belief and our commitment to that very ideal. We have to remember that we are all in this together, and no group of working stiffs is immune from this reality.
And while we watch this storm and hold onto what we value with all our might, I offer this perspective.
He says it all. You know the drill- watch it to the end. Teacher says.
And so we fight for what we know is right, and all the while we know that the times, and education, are a changin'.