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Re: ...someone's sob story who needs help...long post

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Stenger - Judith DiSalvo (jstenger)
Thu, 29 Jul 1999 16:05:19 -0400 (EDT)

Hi art people,
I am not easily angered, but reading this letter absolutely enraged me.
Here are my questions: Do you have a teachers' union or local education
association? If not, are you a member of the National Education
Association? As I see it, there are three choices--
1. stay where you are and go completely insane, then go on
2. file a grievance with your association. Talk to your colleagues
and check with a lawyer to see if you have any legal recourse. Be
prepared for even more flack from your superiors. They'll want to label
you a "disgruntled" employee. So be it.

3. get the H--- out and find another job. If there are no teaching
jobs available, babysit, work in retail, wait tables, clean other
peoples houses--ANYTHING legal and honest.

No one deserves this kind of treatment. The powerful high muckety mucks
will get away with this as long as teachers put up with it. Though I'm a
very private person, I think I'd make a nasty public issue so everyone
knows what's going on. Parents need to know the impact this is having on
their childrens' education.
My very heartfelt good wishes go out to you. Please let us know what you
do and what happens.

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