Teachers Show Ingenuity In Tough Times

Brenda Falk, a Spanish teacher at College Gardens Elementary in Rockville, Md., was supposed to get a 5 percent raise next year. But she's voting to give it up. "Each and every day when I see those 675 little kids, I make a difference to one or two of them. And I'm still going to make a difference next year no matter what my pay is," Falk said. "Am I going to cut back? Yes… because that's the smart thing to do. But am I going to be able to survive? Yes." Falk's decision, along with 22,000...Full Story
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