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Adam Cross

Editor - Newspaper, Swing Vote Chronicle

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How many "bad" teachers does it take to negate a good teacher.

When I was in High school I had an English teacher who, during my junior year, convinced 7 of her students to drop out. She explained to them that since they were not going to college "they were wasting their time, and hers".

So how many of these teachers does it take to completely ruin a teachers credibility in the eyes of a student?

The good teachers gave me hope but the bad teachers made me hate the time I spent with them. What can we do to make sure children and teenagers are enthusiastic in the classroom?

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    Jun 17 2012: As much as necessary until contributions from good teachers are dropped into a certain level that enough to make contributions from bad teachers dominate.

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