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Confessions of a Bad Teacher

Here are some things that don’t appear on my resume

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I probably should have been fired long ago. People who have known me professionally or have had me as a teacher might be surprised by that statement. Most people, not all mind you, probably think I am a pretty good teacher. After all, I’ve been doing this for decades, and for the most part, I have taught in schools that are…

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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.

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