We all want to believe the best in people. And we all want to help when we can. That’s the best part of humanity. But sometimes, humanity is just going to disappoint. Case in point… Redditor yunilerwn wanted to discuss her story for some feedback. So naturally she came to visit the “Am I The […] More

Kids start going to school from the age of five, and for the most part, they spend more time at school than at home. Because of that, teachers can become very important figures in the lives of their students.

Some students don't have the best home lives. Some keep it to themselves, but others confide in their teachers.

Curious about various situations, Redditor Delicious_Mastodon83 asked:

"teachers of reddit what is the saddest thing you found out about a student?"
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Teachers and professors have worked really hard to maintain a good educational environment, even if it is online. But, it is harder to maintain certain basic rules in a Zoom classroom. Redditor NobobTalk encountered an issue with their student. So they turned to the “Am I The A**hole” (AITA) subReddit for moral judgment. They asked: […] More

When you're working with kids, you never know what you're going to be dealing with on a daily basis. Are you going to have the delicate sweethearts, opening their hearts to learn?

Or are you going to be dealing with a sinister group of bee wranglers, who have suddenly set up a black market bee ring througout the school?

Yes. That's a real thing that happened.
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Teachers Describe The Worst Thing A Student Has Ever Done To Them
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It's no secret that teaching is hard. If you're not dealing with unruly students, you're dealing with unsupportive admin, to say nothing of all the work that's required of you when you're technically off the clock.

But let's go back to the subject of unruly students for a second: They can be more than merely unruly. In fact, they can pose a threat to a teacher while they're working. Who the hell wants to work in an environment where you might be assaulted by your charges?

Believe it or not – it definitely happens.

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