Senator from Louisiana spends summer recess substitute teaching in home state

GOP Sen. John Kennedy says all lawmakers should experience substitute teaching in order to better understand education policy.
2:44 | 08/23/17

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Come on hand gentlemen and ladies. Okay. Because listen to book. Testimony. And questions about legislate or somebody who is behind community. And they were all talking about Elementary and Secondary Education public schools might like they do have come about them hard to meet. That none of us had been brilliant public school OK after suffering through today and about fifty from mr. abbey. My name is mr. Kennedy. Got a lot to do today. I'll show you what I want from me. And and we talk about this what you got experienced of this dish to appreciate how hard it is the future. I mean teachers today half the teachers. They have to be sold for more after the fact columnist they have to be nurses they have to be mom loans they have big daddy's as the case may be. It is incredibly power job. How mall would take me account too vague criteria. Just yes. I'll. Also be over by new worm is how hard it is very key. Compared want to opt for these kids for fourteen years. They have seen things. That I didn't even know now from I was in which we need to spend more of our resources in the classroom. The bureaucracy and Elementary and Secondary Education has grown dramatically. And and the money's got to be stuck in the classroom. But as cash are. Policy makers have to understand prop. And and if they don't just track today we'll learn more in that one day. About about public education in America and they will and a hundred hours committee testimony a recent upheavals that walk away with. With few lessons. If nothing else I want this job harder there. And number two. So much harder during the. Which makes a harder in the future. And you can read it in a book and you can intellectual arms about it but she dashing. You got to see it appreciative. I had you back to you.

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