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No Work-Life Balance

Teacher (Former Employee) Los Angeles, CA

Pros-Helpful and collaborative co-coworkers.
-Informative professional development (sometimes too much)
-Opportunity to improve student academic performance

Cons-Long hours (12 hours + per day)
-100% teach to the test
-Time after school and weekends mostly devoted to lesson planning
-Create all curriculum from scratch (good at times, but unnecessary)
-Low pay

Advice to Senior ManagementLess hours for teachers.
Trust teachers more.
Increase pay.
Allow for more flexibility in teaching style and student assessment.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great for Brainwashing Children

    Elementary Teacher (Former Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Aspire Public Schools


    Pros: -Lots of training -Close-knit teams -Friendly families - Very nice benefit options if… Cons: - LONG HOURS (even for a teacher) - Very "test" oriented, little time for teaching children real-life skills - Nearly no science, art, or music for… Advice to Senior Management: Stop wasting money on salaries for upper level people and for new… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    misleading

    Education Specialist (Current Employee) Stockton, CA

    I have been working at Aspire Public Schools


    Pros: They are interested in determining best practice in general education, general education very defined for those who work for… Cons: You are part of a system not an individual with strengths and weaknesses to be developed, low tolerance for failure to comply to the way… Advice to Senior Management: consider looking at developing a balance approach to education that includes history science which will be subject areas for the students to apply and master… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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