Thanks to Southpaw for the laugh of the day.
From the kid's side:
You've got to be kidding me. How does this keep happening? I realize
that as a fourth-grader I probably don't have the best handle on the
financial situation of my school district, but dealing with a new
fresh-faced college graduate who doesn't know what he or she is doing
year after year is growing just a little bit tiresome. Seriously, can we
get an actual teacher in here sometime in the next decade, please? That
would be terrific.
Just once, it would be nice to walk into a classroom and see a
teacher who has a real, honest-to-God degree in education and not a
twentysomething English graduate trying to bolster a middling GPA and a
sparse law school application. I don't think it's too much to ask for a
qualified educator who has experience standing up in front of a
classroom and isn't desperately trying to prove to herself that she's a