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Re: Bias? Inequality???----Long post

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MarshArt
Wed, 19 May 1999 12:23:24 EDT


In a message dated 5/18/99 8:18:49 AM Eastern Daylight Time, Impowerco writes:

> From my own experience, I can tell you that teachers of the arts (music,
> dance, drama, and visual arts) are not regarded (by administrators, grade
> level teachers, or parents) as "REAL" teachers. This seems to be the
> consensus regardless of education, professional standing, or quality of
> teaching. The attitude is, "babysitter/recess outlet", rather than
> acknowledge that anyone outside of the ivory tower standard could possibly
> TEACH/EDUCATE.

You forgot our job of "interior decorator" of the school which a lot of
administrators view us to be. Aggggggh! ( Not mine though, but I have been
there!)

Marsha