Originally Posted by fan4ever
Sorry dude; these kind of hours are thrust upon them; they're not volunteering for it, so I wouldn't call them "workaholics" By the way, my wife's time is now being gobbled up even more; she's expected to make visits to extracurricular school events, like school carnivals and such, for PR to the parents (I'll bet PR Capone forgot to mention this)...and she's tied to it by a point system that affects her salary...not to increase it, but to maintain it...more time demanded for the same paycheck...and it grows worse every year.
I don't care what tale you want to tell. I know enough teachers, and plenty of them are good, hard-working teachers, to know that 65-70 hour work weeks is not typical. No where near a majority of teachers spend that much time working.