The end of March always seems to wreck the neves of teachers. We have been without a day off for almost a month, which is a long time in the world of education. Sometimes the stress has a tendency to pile up by the this time of year, leading to an increased amount of teacher venting.
A colleague of mine today explained that he could not keep up working in a system that does appreciate it workers.
A few days ago, another colleague of mine wrote this message via Facebook (come get me, Walcott). I thought it warranted its own post, since it nicely expresses things that many others are surely feeling: