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Response to onecaliberal (Original post)

Fri Feb 23, 2018, 07:09 PM

9. I KNOW!

Our school staff was cut in half between 1999-2004. No nurses, librarians, aides, custodians, PE teachers, counselors, support staff, gardeners, maintenance and low seniority teachers and we never got them back. The remaining staff had no COLA increases for 5 years, our benefits co-pays tripled and we were still pink slipped every year and told to be grateful. Add the "routine" active shooter drills and no computers or printers and you understand why no one wants to teach anymore. Our union couldn't make much headway either. And guess who had to take over the work of all the positions that were cut?! I was working 50-60 hour weeks and usually had to work while sick since they wouldn't hire substitutes. Now I am permanently ill and can't teach.

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