You guys, my students were...
...sweet baby angels. I have a cold and, besides some boundary-testing, my kids were so good. I even lost my voice and they didn’t lose their minds.
I don’t attribute this to them being better than my last class. My current students are from similar economic situations and I have way more ELL students this year, but they also have a much more stable and structured school environment. My class year deserved this, too, and I did my best.
Here’s my classroom:
Also, we came up with an ICE game plan, just in case. I have a Muslim immigrant husband, so I’m not going to say shit. I’ll just kick all inquiries up to my dean. Then he’s not going to say shit. We’re a sanctuary city, so odds are that it won’t be necessary, but nothing is impossible in the clusterfuck we are in.