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Buying Their Own Pencils

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This is one of those instances where I have to preface my post with “I am not bashing ______________” In this case, the noun is “teachers.”

I went to public schools my whole life, prior to college. My teachers, collectively, could be put on a bell curve. 20% of them were terrific. 20% stunk. The other 60% were competent but not memorable.

I was intrigued to see this………..