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‘I walked away from my job and my $64,000 salary.’: Teacher of 11 years explains  ‘difficult’ decision to quit amid reopening crisis

“I knew it was time for me to leave education when I no longer cared about society’s automatic response: ‘What about the children?’ And if you know me, or engaged with me for all of 5 minutes, then you’d know I cared more about my students than some of their parents. They were the only joy I found, when the politics of the education industry became burdensome.”

‘I was getting my son off the bus when he handed me a pink folder and flowers. ‘This is from all the kids, mom!’ I sobbed.’: Mom battling cervical cancer thanks bus driver for act of kindness

“On top of a pandemic, I heard the words I’d hoped to never hear: ‘Your cancer is back.’ It seems my son had been talking about how much he missed me on his school bus each time I went to the hospital. Mrs. Hammonds went above and beyond to make us feel so special and loved.”

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