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Originally posted by PlanterZ
Well, my mom is a second grade teacher and I think that all teachers deserve this pay. Teaching is a very tough and time consuming job and unless you've done it, or know someone who has done it, you never really know how much work goes into it. My mother is constantly working on lesson plans, grading papers, writing reports, coping with the stress factor that comes with the job.
I also believe that teaching is one of the most crucial jobs out there. Come on, what would you do without teachers? They deserve that salary.
By the way, teaching is a "highly skilled job".edit on 20-2-2011 by PlanterZ because: (no reason given)
Teacher's motivation seems to be the training of a new generation of communists.
Originally posted by conspiracy nut
reply to post by apacheman
i have the utmost respect for teachers, but your saying that teachers have to bring take home work is questionable.
i never knew a teacher that had to teach every single period during the day. using their time efficiently they wouldn't have to take anything home. they could have students grade their papers, they could do extra work on their off periods or when kids were in gym class or something. most teachers had study time for their students where they could do extra work while the students studied or read or whatever the case might be. teachers have weekends and most holidays off, spring break, and of course summers. even if the teachers did have to work on classwork during their spare time, teachers should be driven by a passion to teach and to further their students education, not by money!!
edit on 22-2-2011 by conspiracy nut because: spelling
Originally posted by Aristophrenia
The teachers AND unions in Wisconsin all agreed to the financial aspects of the cuts - all of them. The Governor rejected them - he is not interested in the financials - he just wants to destroy the unions.
So all of you who think this about teachers getting paid too much - you are wrong.
Further the Governor is not asking for any sacrifice from the most expensive unions, police and firefighters, because they supported him - again - ignoring the FINANCIAL aspect and simply going after his enemies.
So this is not only NOT about the financials - and more about union busting - but is actually about revenge.
Finally the Governor - and many here claim this is about budget - yet the governor also passed $140 million in extra budget costs through breaks to business which were completely unfunded.
This guy - is just a straight out liar.
Finally while he was in Milwaukee he illegally fired a union security company and installed a British private security company - which cost an extra $480,000.00 - the head of this company in Milwaukee turned out to be a convicted felon.
So perhaps those on here bashing teachers need to get their facts straight - and who ever keeps mentioning teh $100,000.00 figure is talking out of their rectum . It has been completely and utterly refuted.
edit on 22-2-2011 by Aristophrenia because: Added video