Just as teachers put together report cards for their students at the end of the term, so do we at the end of the legislative session. We're willing to support any candidate who will stand up for kids and education.

She has demonstrated the ability to work with a number of national, state and local agencies to expand the services of CAP to six different sites, serving nearly 400 children this last year.

We keep saying the sky is falling -- all the policymakers have ignored us. If we don't put a large infusion of money to raise that average salary to closer to 25th in the nation, then this is just going to get more gloom and doom.

It's the one thing I didn't plan on.

We're having a hard time. We are getting down to bare walls.

Morale is at an all-time low. Fewer young people are going into teaching.

It's rarely a two-day trip.

It's been a big change. We're trying to continue all the wonderful programs in the past and improve instruction with new programs. I'm so happy every day to come to work and be part of the great facility and interact with the kids and staff.