Rachel was one of the high school's best teachers and got on well with everyone. The kids got good grades and everyone liked her. Recently she had become increasingly ambivalent toward the profession and felt she was going nowhere.
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Her managers were grinding her down. The students began to irritate her with their juvenile behavior.
The needlessly excessive paperwork, marking, and time-consuming training sessions were starting to make Rachel wonder if she should just leave and pursue her dreams.
Then fresh-faced and eager journalist Joy Attwood spent the day with her to discover what being a high school teacher was really like. Unbeknownst to Joy, however, was that she had chosen one of the worst days of Rachel's professional life; she was hungover, impatient, and ready to explode.
Joy wanted to investigate the teaching profession and spend the day in their shoes to understand what their professional lives were really like. Rachel made sure it was a day neither of them would forget.