We need to do better. We HAVE to do better. For the sake of our teachers, and ultimately, our children.
The teacher’s child sits alone, doodling on a scrap of paper with worn crayons and pens found in couch cushions. “Look at my drawing, Mommy,” he says, proudly thrusting his sketch between her and the stack of papers on her lap. “It’s you.” “That’s great,” the teacher praises, briefly glancing up from her task, just as briefly […]