Thirty years teaching in elementary classrooms in Whittier, Palmer and Wasilla. Two years mentoring student teachers in Kenai, Soldotna, Anchorage and the Valley. Three and a half years mentoring first and second-year teachers in eleven Alaska Villages from Tatitlik on Prince William Sound to St. Marys on the lower Yukon.
I touched her warmly, and she brushed me off. "It only makes it worse," she sobbed.
There must be 100,000 grade school teachers around the country as saddened as my wife.
I hope this never happens again.