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Elementary, Middle or High School Teacher

Odds of Hanging On

The goal is to achieve tenure, at which point you are like someone in a giant, impenetrable bubble that repels pay cuts and eats disciplinary action for lunch. Until then, you're going to have to be on your best behavior, and really do a bang-up job in the classroom. Shouldn't be too hard for you, because you're amazing. Just the way you are.

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