Finishing School

Welcome to the world of modern education, where the kids run the show, farcical policies run the administration, and the teachers have to deal with the melee that results from too much bureaucracy. 6th grade teacher Wendy Taylor must combat the malaise of her students while also battling a new assistant principal who apparently wants her out of education. More
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About T.L. Zempel

T.L. Zempel, a retired teacher of 27 years, used her experiences working with middle school students as inspiration for her debut novel, Finishing School, a comical look at daily life in a public middle school. Ms. Zempel's book shines a spotlight on the what-ifs regarding the disconnect between student motivation and the expectations placed on teachers. You can read more about Ms. Zempel, including her columns on life and teaching, at her author website Ms. Zempel currently lives in Colorado Springs, where she is working on her follow-up writing venture, a series of short stories that feature the same four characters in perpetual conflict with each other and with their circumstances in life.

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Wendy Taylor of Finishing School
Author TL Zempel discusses what makes her main character, teacher Wendy Taylor, special.

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