Kay McSpadden

English Teacher, York Comprehensive High School

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English teacher at York Comprehensive High School, a high poverty rural high school in York, South Carolina; writer on education and other topics for the Charlotte Observer and author of Notes from a Classroom: Reflections on Teaching

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Between education reformers and union busters, teachers feel like they're "crying in the wilderness, or perhaps just crying."

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Between education reformers and union busters, teachers feel like they're "crying in the wilderness, or perhaps just crying."

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The top priority for most Americans is education, and public school teachers around the country say the past two years have been a nightmare.

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