Browsers may block some cookies by default. Click accept to allow advertising partners to use cookies and serve more relevant ads. Visit our privacy policy page for more information.
facebook-teacher-rant-cover-2-1561144417538.jpg
Source: facebook

Teacher Goes on "Unfiltered" Rant About Parenting Habits That Led Her to Quit

By

A teacher's startlingly honest Facebook rant about the public school system and its problems has folks all over the internet slow-clapping in admiration.

In case you've been turning a blind eye to the issue entirely, the U.S. hasn't exactly been killing it when it comes to educating our youth in the past few decades. In fact, we lag behind many industrialized nations in several subjects.

It might have something to do with the fact that teachers across America are generally underpaid for the amount of work they're expected to do. Or that curriculum standards vary widely from state to state and seem more focused on raising standardized test scores than, you know, actually teaching real-life knowledge. And let's not even begin to talk about what huge failure our higher education system is becoming

While it's easy to discuss ad nauseam all of the potential problems with the U.S. education system, no one understand the pain points and possible solutions better than teachers. The sad part is, the profession often leaves them feeling disenfranchised, unsupported, and absolutely frustrated.

That pretty much sums up how Jessica Gentry felt before she quit teaching.