As the recession of 2011 continues and budgetary cuts are affecting every aspect of the American way of life, one area that is going to be severely affected is our education system.
In school districts all across our country, budgetary cuts are going to significantly affect classrooms. Administrators and teachers are going to have to make due with what they have and that will not be such an easy task, given the scope and severity of the budget cuts.
One thing that will certainly be noticeable will be the increase in class sizes. This increase will certainly make it more difficult for teachers to implement instruction. They will not be able to give the attention to each student on an individual basis should those students need extra help, but the teachers will certainly try their best to do that.
One of the most important aspects of education is the fact that students have always been motivated by their teachers to strive to realize their maximum potential, to do their best. There is no doubt thousands of teachers across this country are dedicated to helping students achieve their best in the classroom. Teachers are dedicated and professional and our nation should recognize that important and all-too-often unmentioned fact.
The Obama administration must do all that it can to reduce the cuts to education. Thousands of teachers across the country were laid off at the end of this school year. This will certainly also affect classroom instruction. The American people must let the government in Washington know that teachers are important, need to be treated in a much better manner and must be recognized for their dedication and professionalism.
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