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A Teacher Asked Her Students What They Wish She Knew. Their Responses Are Heartbreaking

Kyle Schwartz is a third grade teacher who is definitely trying to make an impact in her student’s lives. She wanted to know and understand them more so she created a project asking the question, “What do you wish your teacher knew?” The students were to submit answers anonymously and wow, some of their answers might really surprise you.

The school Kyle teaches at is a lower income school in Denver, Colorado. 92% of the students at Doull Elementary School rely on a subsidized lunch program and that seems to be just the start of the problems for some of these children.

Kyle asked her students to answer the question, “What do you wish your teacher knew?”, and these were the responses she got.


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