Chaltain, S. (2017, November 22). The Monday After Thanksgiving.

If you want to really understand what it’s like to be a teacher in American schools today, spend part of today in a public school with high concentrations of students living in poverty. As any teacher will tell you in one of these schools – a growing number, thanks to the steady rise of the percentage of children living in dire conditions – the Monday after Thanksgiving is a particularly challenging (and important) day to be an educator. Whereas many of the children will be ready and eager to resume their school lives, some will return to classes having eaten.

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