Monday, August 04, 2008

Top Filipino teachers encounter new challenges in U.S. schools

My friends and colleagues, have been calling me and emailing this article from The Washington Post which was published yesterday. As I read what she's been through, I see myself again...there's no difference, we went through the same challenges, we survived, and thrived! My story is no secret here ...
Although our new salaries are ample in comparison, veteran educators like my Filipino teacher colleague Mabel Ventura recruited from the Philippines to teach in U.S. school systems at first struggled with the cultural differences surrounding student behavior and parental response. The Washington Post

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