Not a Part-Time JobPosted: May 20, 2011
“It’s a part-time job! Their job is done at 2:30 in the afternoon and they don’t work summers … Oh please, my mom was a teacher and I was shopping with her at 3:00.” —Fox Business panelist, as shown on The Daily Show, 2/28/11
Everyone thinks they know what it takes to be a teacher. Nearly all Americans have had first-hand experience being in a classroom for many years—as students. But teaching is so much more than what the public sees (or thinks they see).