Saturday, July 22, 2017

Oklahoma teacher Teresa Danks panhandles for money to buy classroom supplies



Mixed feelings.  As much as I dislike panhandling, I can't fault the reasoning this teacher has.  On the other hand, it's a brilliant form of protest to embarrasses school officials. 
Very effective, I think.   

Fox News reports a public school teacher has turned to panhandling at an Oklahoma interstate off-ramp to raise money to buy classroom supplies for her third-grade students.

Teresa Danks, a teacher in the Tulsa Public Schools system, stood at the busy Interstate-44 intersection Tuesday begging for spare change with a scrawled sign that said, “Teacher Needs School Supplies! Anything Helps.”

“All I want to do is give those kids the best,” Danks told Fox 23 Tulsa.

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