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I’m sorry, I can’t evaluate this

May 28, 2010 am31 7:37 am

Real dialogue from yesterday, approximately correct wording:

JD:  I’m sorry, I can’t evaluate this résumé. You’ll need to get X to look at it.

Principal:  Why?

JD: It’s TFA. I’m opposed to bringing in temporary teachers. I think it destabilizes the schools to have 2-year teachers. It’s a disservice to our colleagues. I’m out there publicly saying we shouldn’t be hiring TFA. I can’t fairly look at a TFA résumé.

Principal: Thank you for your honesty.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. trixie permalink
    May 28, 2010 am31 7:58 am 7:58 am

    Good for you. My principal, who was totally TFA gung-ho about five years ago, confessed to me that he’s “lost his taste” for them. He’s tired of the fact that they just come and go.

  2. KMTMB permalink
    May 29, 2010 pm31 10:46 pm 10:46 pm

    Just curious…what subject area? Do you know if any ed school grads, ATRs even NYCTF are being interviewed?

  3. May 30, 2010 pm31 10:13 pm 10:13 pm

    Oh snap. This made me choke. Hard. Hilarious.

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