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Rock Star

By Anthony Rebora — December 04, 2007 1 min read

Hobo Teacher has to get his picture taken for his school’s “Rock Star Wall.” Sounds like a nice honor of sorts, but he makes an interesting point:

I guess this wall is an attempt to celebrate the teachers, but why can’t it be a “teacher” wall?
There’s nothing wrong with being a teacher. There shouldn’t be a need to sell what we do as special by trying to compare us to such extraordinary lifestyles.

And then there’s the fact that they’re using the leftover Thanksgiving decor for the backdrop ...

A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.