Sunday, August 1, 2010

Sometimes being right is not a good thing.

Somewhere on this blog - and I cannot find it - I wrote about a young teacher who thumbed her nose at the administration and repeatedly clocked in late.

Eventually, they called her in, threatened her about worse things that were not true (the kinds of things that end up on the front page of the paper), so she ran around like crazy trying to prove those things were not true.

They asked her to resign or she would be non-renewed. Several of us told her to resign and find another job, it is a no-win situation.

Her mother told her to be non-renewed so she could get unemployment.

Everything the administrators told her was documented was not (gee, they lied! Imagine that.) She cannot find a job. Untold numbers of teachers have been let go, she has a non-renewed due to "failure to perform duties" vs whatever they are saying about the ones they let go to thin the ranks. Business isn't interested in her because she has been teaching instead of "working".

Dang, I hate it when I am right. I wish she had resigned.

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