"I Wish My Teacher Knew" Children's Heartbreaking Confessions

Kyle Schwartz is a third grade teacher at Doull Elementary School in Denver, and she's single-handedly changing the way students communicate in classrooms around the country. After teaching for three years, Schwartz began to realize that many of her kids, while wonderful at school, faced multiple obstacles at home. "As a new teacher, I struggled to understand the reality of my students' lives and how to best support them. "Some notes are heartbreaking…I care deeply about each and everyone one of my students and I don't want any of them to have to suffer the consequences of living in poverty, which is my main motivation for teaching."