I Teach in Flyover Country

So, how are the children, really?

The picture above is of an essay that was handed to me by a 17-year-old male student in response to a writing prompt I wrote on the board. I asked my students to write about how their Christmas break went. It was one of several choices. I would never make a student write on a topic like this unless they chose it. I’ve been in this business long enough to know…




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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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