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Baaaa … Feeling like an “Open Court sheep”

sboylan2.jpgSiobhan Boylan, a first-year teacher at East Oakland PRIDE, a new school at Webster, writes this week in the Tribune’s My First Year blog that she often feels like a “screeching, nasty, frustrated, rapid-fire Open Court sheep.”

It’s hard to stay positive, but she keeps trying to “swim toward the sun,” she writes.

Read more of her frank, reflective and funny musings about her job — and her role in public education — on the My First Year site. (I’m sure she wouldn’t mind your support, either.)

Katy Murphy

Education reporter for the Oakland Tribune. Contact me at kmurphy@bayareanewsgroup.com.