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Eve (I Ate Your Damn) Apple

Please Don’t Give Up On My Kid: An Open Letter to My Son’s Teachers

Dear Teachers,

It’s that time of year again.

It comes every winter with the first snowfall. I can read it between the lines of the emails you send letting me know my son’s failing every subject. I can hear it in the exasperation when we speak on the phone and you carefully craft your sentences, trying not to let on that you have no more solutions and have run out of patience. You’ll never say the words out loud but I see them there behind everything you do say: you’re giving up on my kid. READ MORE

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