Trials and Triumphs of Teaching and Grad School

Closing the Teach For America Blogging Gap

I was sitting inside of my reading room/woman cave reading listening to the dull roar of the highway when my reading was disturbed by children talking and breaking glass outside. I put down my book and proceeded to look out of the window and observe what was going on. I continued to hear the children playing around on that side of the building and I went to the kitchen to get the screwdriver to unscrew the safety locks that prevent me from opening up the window. When I finally got the locks off and removed the screen, I witness a young man I recently met in the community playing a dangerous game of running across the highway. I then witness a young boy, no more than 7 following in his friends footsteps doing the same thing.
I yelled to the child from the window that he needed to get his butt…

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