The hierarchy in the classroom is a little smaller than that of the workplace, but eerily similar.
On the one hand: How inspiring! Someone who cares enough about our children's education to make sacrifices for it!
On the other hand: This is what we're forced to do now? Have some people go to making minimum wage to adequately finance education? Oh, economy, you're screwed up.
Instead of sending out the boring, old, "Welcome Back" newsletter, Mr. Reed, a first year teacher from Chicago, wrote a rap song for his 4th grade students, and recorded a music video to go along with it! The song and video emphasize the reality that hard work is a must, but that school and learning can certainly be fun!