The Plight Of The Modern Writing Teacher

Parent: My child has too much writing homework.

Teacher: How much time is your child spending on their writing homework?

Parent: My son went up to his room last night at 5:30 to start working on his writing homework and when I checked on him at 11:30, he was still going. Six hours—that’s unacceptable. No child should have six hours of homework.

Teacher: Was your son working on a laptop with internet access?

Parent: Yeah, so?

-from my latest for CIRCE

Published by Joshua Gibbs

Sophist. De-activist. Avid indoorsman.

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