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Teachers Have It Easy The Big Sacrifices and Small Salaries of America's Teachers
Author: Dave Eggers, Daniel Moulthrop, Ninive Clements Calegari
A startling call to action for improving the working lives of public school teachers. Dave Eggers, acclaimed author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, son and brother of teachers, co-founder of writing centers in New York and San Francisco, and passionate education advocate, joins forces with teacher Nínive Clements Cal...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781565849556
ISBN-10: 1565849558
Publication Date: 6/22/2005
Pages: 355
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Publisher: New Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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This book examines how teaching is not considered a profession due to how others - i.e. non-educational workers - view it. From "short work days" to "three months of summer vacations," it tells it like it is. Unless you're single, teachers must hold two-three jobs just to keep their heads above water. One question ... if people think teachers have it so easy, how come there aren't more of them?


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