A starry-eyed, older gentleman put the effort and cash into obtaining the credentials needed to teach g-school younguns, and then got a job at a middle school. Hello, reality! Goodbye, theories of learning.
His complaints about major-league cussin' and physical assaults and AWOL parents won't surprise those who regularly follow these depressing "no justice" stories. But this revelation may jar even a few jaded observors: "(Michael) Herndon says there are 16 and 17 year old students in seventh grade."