Originally Posted by The Bad Guy
The snow days myth is a nice one too. Those days have to be made up. It's not like when it snows we just get to say the heck with the day.
With my job, I do an additional 100-250 pages of paperwork on each student I have. I get between 15-20 students each school year. A 40 minute prep period where I'm typically working one-on-one with a student does not account for that.
Society has a pretty awful perception of teachers.