TOP-Ed: Districts will lay off some of their best and brightest today; that must change
Original URL: https://west.edtrust.org/node/2341
Kaitlin Donovan, Nicholas Melvoin, Emilie Smith, and Tyler Hester didnt expect to get a layoff notice. They were the kind of teachers typically romanticized in Hollywood movies. Young, energetic, and idealistic, they sought out the challenge of teaching in high-poverty urban schools and set high expectations for their students. Yet, each of them went to their teacher mailbox and found a pink slip.
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