Three TFA Teachers Removed from RI Charter School

...for Texting Disparaging Comments about Students

AR-160629824Three Teach for America teachers at Blackstone Valley Prep School in Rhode Island resigned after they were discovered to have texted each other with disparaging comments about their students.

In the expletive-ridden messages, teachers spoke casually about students, calling them “idiots,” and “dumb [expletives].”

The school head denounced their actions and brought in counseling for students and teachers. He said this “very tragic thing” would not happen again.

The teachers who resigned were trained by Teach for America (TFA), an alternative teacher training program that places young adults in schools across the country. They were suspended by that program.

Teach for America offers five to seven weeks of summer training before someone is hired by schools. Typically, these students are recent college graduates. TFA requires a two-year commitment.

No experienced teacher would have done something so stupid that you cannot even fathom it. 01 newport ri coastline credit onne van der wal

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  1. Existem talento dom, e existe interesse, existe o sábio e existe o leigo. enquanto não haver mutua participação incluindo concordâncias consideração e análise assistido com acompanhamento da liderança. Então se repetirá este caso de individual poder sobre o subordinado e imposição voluntária de ordens dos irritados e inexperientes da vida social e moral acolhimento. m plena era moderna ainda acontecem instintos animais no senário da educação. Então nessas ocasiões onde anda o avanço da inteligência de grupo. Onde anda a mão que irá tirar do lado as intempéries que retrai os próprios educadores? Se tem algum problema a gente resolve e parte para o seguinte, mas não é assim eles empurram o problema para os futuristas resolverem. É lamentável. Saber que isso acontece apenas com os que se julgam sábios pós graduados. Onde fica o preparo de amanhã?!

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