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Old 03-12-2019, 05:58 AM
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My youngest daughter is a teacher and she switched from teaching normal classes to teaching kids with severe reading disabilities. She gets much more job satisfaction and her biggest complaint is the position is one that's always out on limb when it comes to budget cuts because of the student to teacher ratio.
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Old 03-12-2019, 06:31 AM
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If his first choice is the Mississippi Delta I'd put the odds really high that he'll get that choice. They have a big need & generally not many people want to go there.

My sibling is in the program right now, it is a good program but absolutely not for everyone. I hope he enjoys it!

If he has any questions let me know & I can get some input from my sibling.
Good to know...he is really enthusiastic about it. He is living in MS now, so the area will not be new to him. I would think he'd get that choice, also. It's probably the poorest area in the nation.
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Old 03-12-2019, 04:24 PM
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Interview is Mar 27 in Memphis.
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Old 04-16-2019, 05:05 AM
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Well, he did not get accepted. Not sure exactly why, since there was not a specific reason given. Needless to say, he and we are disappointed. But hopeful he will move forward and find something else. It's been a long road to this point, so we don't want any more setbacks.
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Old 04-16-2019, 05:52 AM
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Best of luck going forward! It is a really selective program, no shame in not getting in.
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Old 04-16-2019, 09:40 AM
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They proly din't want no darn yankee frum worshinton dee see teachin are youngins in his commie lib ways, even if his daddy is a true aMERkin hero type.

Best wishes to him wherever life takes him.
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Old 05-02-2019, 01:14 PM
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Well, every cloud has a silver lining. He has been offered a teaching position in Dallas. He also interviewed for a program in Baltimore similar to TfA. So we'll see what happens. The main thing is he passed all his courses and is graduating Sat!!
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AWESOME! as the kids say now days. (Or was that last decade?)
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All good.
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Well, every cloud has a silver lining. He has been offered a teaching position in Dallas. He also interviewed for a program in Baltimore similar to TfA. So we'll see what happens. The main thing is he passed all his courses and is graduating Sat!!
Sounds good. Congratulations.
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