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Teacher of the Year Resigns Over Frustration with System

High school teacher Josh Waldron made the difficult decision to leave public education "for good," but not before making an impassioned blog post that described the education system as "so deeply flawed that students suffer and good teachers leave (or become jaded)."

An Advanced Placement U.S. History teacher at Waynesboro High School in VA, Waldron was named Teacher of the Year in 2014.

He recommended improvements to the public education system including simpler metrics, fair compensation and less emphasis on standardized testing.

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