I just quit my job as a teacher in an urban charter school. Even though I still don’t have another job and I support myself entirely, it is the best decision I ever made. It is especially liberating this week while my colleagues – and after five incredibly stressful years on the education front lines, my truly beloved friends – wait for the June 1 ax to fall, says Nancy Bloom for CoLab Radio. Every June 1, the exhausted teachers and staff at my school learn whether they will be rehired for another grueling year. Last year the school gave...
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