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Old 04-07-2014, 10:33 AM
Great Antibob is offline
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Originally Posted by Rodgers01 View Post
is off this week for spring break, and is counting down to her 2 1/2 month summer vacation.
Is she really off?

All the teachers I know work 60+ hour weeks (they don't have time to grade or lesson plan during regular school hours), aren't actually off during spring break like the students, and usually also do some school related work during the summer, including summer classes and some administrative work.

There are plenty of people who work those kinds of long hours in other fields, but we aren't shocked when some of them burn out.