As the results of the Texas primaries rolled in, all hope disappeared. The educators' valiant efforts failed to impact change at the polls.
Maybe we should just follow the lead of West Virginia and Oklahoma. Perhaps a teacher strike is what it's going to take. A revolution is stirring. I feel it. Teachers have had enough. In a bleeding red state, our voices are silenced.
We either mobilize or move. I'm fed up. Apparently so are a lot of fellow educators on Twitter.
How do we create a critical mass? Who will be our Katniss Everdeen? We need a coalition of the willing. Are you in?
This post is part of the 11th Annual Slice of Life Annual Story challenge, hosted by Two Writing Teachers, a month-long challenge to write daily by inviting participants to share a snapshot of life through writing.