Angela Percaso

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Eat A Dick…and other forms of harassment

Why leave teaching? Harassment and other forms of abuse that teachers face on a daily basis that are not addressed by the administration and scoffed at by parents. Are apologies good enough? Where I work is a joke.   The progressive discipline doesn’t…

The Collosal Rug of Shame

It’s hard to believe in a place where you should feel safe (in particularly kids)  that it may be a place you dread due to harassment and violence that goes unseen OR, even worse, IGNORED.  The latter being more likely. (Sad Truth) As…

Bitch Please…and other stuff you should be able to say.

I was thinking for a moment that I’d give this “reason to leave teaching” the title of : “Lagging Leaders”  but the words “Bitch Please!”  keep rolling through my head instead so I went with it. So what is this reason to leave?

High School is Forever

One of the main things that I noticed from all my other jobs and my job as a teacher is that the adults, who you expect to act mature and be good role models, in teaching tend to eventually start to act like…

The Abuse of Grant Money

Yes. You read it right. The 100 reasons to leave teaching that you’re reading is NOT in any particular order other than that by which I remember them.  In over a decade, I have been subjected to some of the most surprising things…

Drugs, Sex, Rock and Roll, and

When I stop and think of one of the main reasons that a veteran teacher would choose to leave teaching, I generally can not think of just one reason. Shooting to find 100 reasons to leave teaching probably won’t take that long. I…