Wisconsin Teacher Urges Congress: Stand Up for Education Funding

This week, students at Ellsworth Community High School were lining up to ask Shelly Moore what classes they should take and what she’d be teaching next semester.

Moore had to look her students in the eye and tell them she wouldn’t be teaching anything. As of June, this 13-year veteran teacher won’t have a job.


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Teachers Face Personal Economic Collapse

Time is running out for Sherry Driscoll, a special education teacher in Winchester, Mass., who learned last month that she will be laid off at the end of this school year.
She has three children and is the sole breadwinner for her family. They live in a rental house and that monthly bill competes with her crippling student loan bill for attention. “I have no savings and no idea how I will care for my family,” Driscoll says.