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Special education teacher struggles with bills

Posted By Ricky Leung On November 14, 2013 @ 11:36 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

NC Policy Watch’s new feature “Your Soapbox” [1] has garnered a lot of responses from educators across the state. We created this feature to let educators tell their first-person stories of experiences in their lives and the classrooms. Today we feature the submission from a special education teacher struggling to make ends meet:

“… I have lost weight because I cannot afford to buy food. I am not able to buy supplies for my classroom because I cannot afford to pay for anything.

I am ashamed to say I am a teacher because I have other bills that I cannot pay because I do not make enough money. I am just not understanding the logic behind the state in treating teachers as though they are 2nd rate professionals. …”

Read the rest of the teacher’s letter here. [2]

For other submissions that we’ve already gotten, and for future entries, check out the “Your Soapbox” here. [1]

We look forward to more educators, and you can submit a voice of your own here. [3]

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[1] “Your Soapbox”: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/your-soapbox

[2] Read the rest of the teacher’s letter here.: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/submissions/suffering/

[3] submit a voice of your own here.: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/your-soapbox-submissions-form/

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