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I Am A Unemployed Teacher

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    Just became unemployed

    as of June 30, 2014. I was a teacher in the Camden City Public School District for 8 years. I've applied everywhere and have received no callbacks. As of Monday, I will be visiting the 'One Stop Career Shop' to see if going back to school is the right option for me. Maybe...
    BeFree619 BeFree619 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Dispirited And Sad

    Mid-October, 2009:  the department of education of a nameless state decided to close our district for a number of reasons (some valid/some not). May 28, 2010: the door of my classroom was closed and locked for the last time. After putting in applications with hundreds of...
    homesteaded homesteaded 41-45 Mar 26, 2011

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    I just read a post about a woman who was constantly falling in love with married men... She analysed the situation she was in and realised why this was happening to her. Now I...
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    You guys think you've got it bad? Well my teacher is the devil in disguise! Okay, it started out like a regular school year. Then at my f***ing conference, the teacher blamed me...
    KatanaMistress KatanaMistress 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I've actually had a lot of hot teachers. If camp counselors and stuff like that are included, then I would have at least 500 hot teachers. I've had my 6th grade English teacher...
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    He's my theatre teacher-And no, he isnt the stereotypical gay theatre guy. So stop there with that stereotype. Last year, when I was a new kid at my school, and I was sitting in...
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    I talked about my story with my drama teacher already, how close we are and how much we talk. Well, last night, after theatre rehearsals for Diary of Anne Frank, as I was coming...
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    Hey guys so this is what happened last week .. I was sitting and the library teacher came and suddenly said “ I lost your phone number and he was playing with his phone” I...
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    So... This teacher, let's call him Mr. K, is a in charge of student relation or something, all I know is that he's a physics teacher and that he's in charge of "helping" students...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Hfms99 Hfms99 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I am about 16 years old and a sophomore in the United States. I'm female and the teacher I dream of is male. He's my civics teacher, 1st hour. He's a powerful man, in my opinion...
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    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    Hfms99 Hfms99 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    THIS IS A MUST READ OMG TODAY WAS THE DAY! As some of you may know, today was the day my teacher crush texted me to meet him in his classroom after school. Alone. He also told me...
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    loveVictorandDumas loveVictorandDumas 16-17, F a week ago

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