Mary Ann Reilly at Between the By-Road and the Main Road posts a former student's harrowing account of teaching in a South Bronx Charter School.
View this as a companion piece to our post the other day: An Ex-KIPP Bronx Parent Speaks Out
Note, these two stories are not necessarily from the same schools, but the stories are indicative of the harsh environment for children and teachers at so many charters. (Some have compared them to pre-civil war plantations.)
Guest Blog: Miss C Recounts Teaching at a South Bronx Charter School