Yesterday, being another day of teaching, I stood on the peripheral of a student’s reality and witnessed once again first hand how things happen where I live. The frustration and growing hopelessness on my student’s face was heartbreaking to say the least. Here is a student who works like a Trojan trying to succeed with every challenge laid at her feet but there is no cooperation from her peers who should be involved since this is a school fundraiser. How sad it is that teachers are so apathetic when it comes to supporting a young person who is motivated and hardworking.

I can only advise my student to let this go..not because she cannot cope or will not succeed but because she will not be allowed to succeed.

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Walk away….you have more talent than what other people are worth.

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