Letter: Teachers wrongly labelled

Dear Editor,

Does Mr. Weitzel [Public owns system, June 17 Letters, Langley Advance] not realize that teachers are taxpayers and parents as well?

What is he basing his judgment on when he calls teachers “self-righteous?” Does he realize that most teachers take work home with them and spend time during weekends and summer vacation, lesson planning and prepping for the next school year?

I often drop my own children off at their extra curricular activities and then sit in the car doing my marking and prep work.

Self-righteous? I think that before anyone criticizes teachers they should spend some time in a classroom and see what it is like.

Self-righteous, indeed!

Tina Geyer, Langley

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