Overworked former JoCo teacher has ‘nothing left to give’ public schools, and she’s not alone

Generally, teachers will “gut it out for the kids” until the end of the year. But a notably different tenor this fall has some Kansas educators speaking out against what they say is a toxic environment. Kelly Kluthe, who has taught in public high schools in Kansas and Missouri, recently took a job at a private Catholic grade school, saying she has lost faith in public education. Image courtesy Kelly Kluthe.

By Suzanne Perez

Kelly Kluthe is one of those rock-star science teachers schools need.