Monday, June 20, 2016

We Do Love Our Children

Bad pay, bad job conditions, poor to nonexistent full time career opportunities, and you know the grifters are taking money to make sure it doesn't work well. Nobody could have predicted.
Philadelphia-area school administrators such as Nerelli now struggle to find ways to cope with a shortage of substitutes unlike anything they have ever faced. They congregate multiple classes in the gym and put one teacher in charge. They pay regular faculty to give up prep time. They take over classrooms themselves.

Earlier this month, the Delaware County Intermediate Unit announced a new two-day program to train "guest teachers" for the sub-starved districts it serves. It is open to anyone with a bachelor's degree, in any subject.