During MSNBC’s coverage of the Oklahoma teachers’ walkout, reporter Mariana Atencio interviewed teacher Ray Sanders. He gave an impassioned recounting of some of the classroom deficiencies that he is forced to contend with.
And in recognition of Poetry Month, here’s a bonus. This little gem from poet Taylor Mali —”What Teachers Make”— was presented in the 2000 National Poetry Slam in Providence, RI.
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