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Teaching isn't what it used to be anymore these days

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Last updated 5/31/2018 at 10:54am

I immensely agree with Frank Watson, Cheney Free Press, guest commentary, May 10, 2018.

There are two reasons I do not teach for a living. One, the Washington Education Association, I didn’t want to HAVE TO PAY an organization I didn’t agree with.

Two, teaching to a test is boring. We wouldn’t need Friday late starts if they were not teaching to a test; they may not even realize it any more.

My dad made less than a first-year teacher makes now when he retired. I knew I wasn’t going into teaching for the money.

We had excellent health coverage. Dad had summers off and all the majo...

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