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Jane Morris, Queen of Commiseration

Jane Morris is the pen name of an ex-teacher who would really like to tell you more about herself but is worried awful administrators will come after her for spilling their dirty little secrets. Jane has taught English for over 15 years in a major American city. She received her B.A. in English and Secondary Education from a well-known university and her M.A. in Writing and Literature from an even fancier (and more expensive) university. As a professional queen of commiseration turned published author, Jane’s foremost passion in life is to make people laugh through the tears.

She has written several highly acclaimed books unpacking the reality of teaching and life inside the school system. You can view her full library of works here.

On June 10th, Arantzazu Zuzene Galdos-Shapiro, a respected eighth-grade English teacher, resigned from her position at W.E.B. Du Bois Regional Middle School. In her resignation letter, Galdos-Shapiro bravely stated that she was leaving to protect her health, which had been gravely affected by the conditions and blatant violation of her rights at school.  She painfully …

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