> Wow! My third period class has, yes...43 students!
> They are all in the 6th grade. I've had them for a 3
> days. (actually, to top things off, I was hired a
> couple of days after school started)
> 8 of them are accompanied by a para. They are
> physically capable of working, but I haven't received
> the modifications for them yet, so I'm not real sure
> what's going on with them. On the opposite end I have
> a couple of the notorious "trouble makers."
> I'm basically considered a first year teacher (I have
> spent most of my teaching carreer in private
> institutions) and don't want to make a big ruckus. I
> am in an intern program through UH, so it will be
> interesting to see what is done before/after I am
Soon you will be back in a private institution if you
continue to teach in this over crowded situation.
Woody in KC