My Final Year of Teaching: A Progress Report

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This is my 36th and final year of teaching. I began my teaching career on August 29th, 1987. When I started teaching, Ronald Reagan was president. People went to places like Blockbuster to rent movies to play on their video cassette recorders (VCRs). The Apple IIe was making its way into classrooms, even though there was no internet yet…

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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

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I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.