A Disgrace to the Prof...
A Disgrace to the Profession
This novel was triggered by a real evetthe writing of an underground newsletter by a group of frustrated MIdwestern schoolteachers who wanted to protest the mindlessly bureaucratic school system that constantly interfered with their work. The newsletter generated a huge, positive response from readers, along with the administrative wrath they both hoped and feared it woul...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published July 1st 2002 by Myers House
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While the romance plot attached distracts from the main story and the main story itself is heavy handed at best, the book really made me appreciate what I have at work. We don't have the backstabbing that occurred in semi-fictional Des Moines all in the deluded hopes of making everything "fair" when those in charge don't really know the true meaning of the word. As parents get more and more out of control with threats of litigation and media coverage, educators jobs get tougher and tougher. The...more