Confessions of a bad teacher

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  • NYC public school teacher reveals secrets about the system
  • Will Johnson opens up about the pressures and culture of fear facing NYC teachers

Everyone has a story to tell, but most never tell it -- until now. This is one man's confession.

“If I’m going to be labeled a bad teacher I’m not going to hide from it. I am not going to be ashamed of it.”

A NYC public school teacher, fed up with the system, risks his livelihood to author the article “Confessions of a Bad Teacher”. He reveals his secrets in our special series, "Confessions." Johnson opens up about the pressures he and other teachers are under and the culture of fear that these teachers are constantly facing.

Watch Now in America at 4 p.m. ET on HLN. All this week, we're bringing you stories of real Americans dealing with the challenges, opportunities and temptations of life in America today -- and they're confessing their deepest secrets. Each day on the show, get an inside look into a life you'd otherwise never know.

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