READ THE ARTICLE! One teacher's opinion. "So why don't I think we should have Teacher Appreciation Week? Because I don't think society is truly appreciating teachers the way that we should. Lay offs, lack of funding in the education system, pay cuts, tying teacher wages to bizarre test scores. All of this screams that we have a total and complete *lack* of appreciation. For this reason, Teacher Appreciation Week rings a little false. It’s like a small token where a larger one should be."