Students say there’s little teaching in Moffett’s absence

    You’re a high school student. Your school is going to be taken over by a charter company. Your teacher protests the changes and the school district relocates her to the basement of another high school. They send in a sub.

    How well do you think that will go over? Apparently it’s been quite some time since anyone at the School District of Philadelphia spent time in the classroom, because when they shipped Audenried High School teacher Hope Moffett off to “teacher jail” after she protested the school’s takeover by Universal Companies, the district stuck a substitute in her place thinking that would go well.

    But as the Public School Notebook reports, Moffett’s students are doing a whole lot of nothing in the classroom. Parents and students say the kids are passing the time by chitchatting. Meanwhile, Moffett is waiting to hear if the district will take disciplinary action against her.

    This has all the makings of a Lifetime movie.


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