Today, I am jobless after graduation. Ironic, since when I started college with my education degree, I was congratulated, told of the teacher shortage in my state, and how quickly I would be able to find a job. Three years in, the economy tanks, and the state issues a teacher hiring freeze. FML

by FMJoblessL / 02/04/2010 at 12:02am / United States (North Carolina) / Work

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  • That sucks OP.
    But yeah, its just the american way to start cutting down expenses on education as soon as possible.
    (Not trying to be anti-american or anything, its just that my mother and several of her friends had to leave the US to find a job as a teacher for basically this same reason. It wont be the last time that'll happen).

    #3 - On 02/04/2010 at 6:45am by Scourge87

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  • If the unions were willing to work with the states these things wouldn't be so severe. Cuts need to be made sometimes. The unions refuse cuts so things like hiring freezes are the only things states can do. They can't just print money like the Fed.

    You should start harassing the local teachers union.

    Unions suck - especially civil servant unions

    #5 - On 02/04/2010 at 6:51am by boarder700

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