Never underestimate the sexist undercurrents in a lot of this reform
On 1/31/13, Jason wrote:
> Let's face it...no intelligent parent should pay for any of their
> children to invest money and time to major in education. Let the
> "market place" deal with a severe shortage of teachers. I would sooner
> pay for the training it would take to shoe horses than pay for a four
> year education (in CA its five years) to become a teacher to earn $30k
> a year...it just does not make sense in 2013 plus the possibility of be
> shot on the job. What other professional (cops excepted) do employees
> have to face the possibility of being shot on the job for $30K?
> On 1/31/13, Broke FL Teacher wrote:
>> On 1/31/13, anon wrote:
>>> It sounds like nothing more than a glorified call center job but
>>> without the commissions.
>>> Any teacher who would even lower himself or herself to this level
>>> shouldn't be in the field to begin with.
>>> Online K-12 schools should be outlawed.
>> No way would I give up a real job for a virtual job. I'm sure this
>> will be outsourced soon. The state already outsources the sunpasses
>> for the toll roads to a company in Georgia, and isn't the state's
>> payroll done in India?
>> What is the pay? With no summers off and only two weeks vacation, it
>> should be MUCH higher than regular teaching. I'll bet it isn't.