"But one of the most horrifying things to come up recently is the closing of schools and firing of teachers, and even cutting teachers' salaries. We see commercials every day touting that we, as a nation, need to embrace math and science, and that we're falling dramatically behind as far as the education levels..."
Another perspective from somebody outside of the profession. I figure the main reason we don't hear more from parents about this (and why senior citizens are one of the most vocal groups in American politics) is because parenting is a full-time job. They're too busy to write opinions and actively participate in local politics.
Read the rest at: http://americanhorrorwriter.blogspot.com/2011/03/teachers-rant.html