I got this via email. I thought it was interestingly funny...
The Teacher Applicant
After being interviewed by the school administration, a teaching prospect said, "Let me see if I've got this right:
"You want me to go into that room with all those kids, correct their disruptive behavior, observe them for signs of abuse, monitor their dress habits, censor their T-shirt messages, and instill in them a love for learning.
"You want me to check their backpacks for weapons, wage war on drugs and sexually transmitted diseases, and raise their sense of self esteem and personal pride.
"You want me to teach them patriotism and good citizenship, sportsmanship and fair play, and how to register to vote, balance a checkbook, and apply for a job.
"You want me to check their heads for lice, recognize signs of antisocial behavior, and make sure that they all pass the state exams.
"You want me to provide them with an equal education regardless of their handicaps, and communicate regularly with their parents by letter, telephone newsletter, and report card.
"You want me to do all this with a piece of chalk, a blackboard, a bulletin board, a few books, a big smile, and a starting salary that qualifies me for food stamps.
"You want me to do all this and then you tell me...
"I CAN'T PRAY?"
I think a better response would be, "Why on earth would parents ever send their kids here instead of keeping them home??"
It should be the EXCEPTION, not the norm.
Prayer in schools would be a good thing, but it wouldn't come *close* to solving the problem. Ridding ourselves of government established schools would do it!
Keep them home --
That's where they belong.
Christianity and Martial Arts
8 hours ago