What do underfunded classrooms look like? (Video)
In just about 60 seconds, Jamie Zartler (high school English teacher) expresses what Oregon students face on the day-to-day. Check it out:
Can't watch video? Here are a few particularly poignant moments:
"I've had classes over 40, when the first time I taught, I had around 20 sixth-graders."
"I think it probably feels like it feels to adults at the end of that really long line at the post office. 'I need something really simple and when I can get this done, I can go on to something more important.' When a student has to wait for a simple question for an inordinately long time, it feels hopeless... that's the opposite of what everyone wants for public education."