Gotta Watch: Hilarious New Comedy Central Skit Gives Teachers the ESPN Sports Star Treatment

By Lizzie Thompson | July 29, 2015

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Can you imagine if the average American cared about a teacher being benched for cheating as much as they do about Tom Brady’s four-game "Deflatgate" suspension? 
Key and Peele can. And in their most recent comedy sketch (just uploaded to social media and trending worldwide), they pull off an alarmingly accurate – and hilarious – impression of ESPN's SportsCenter, conjuring a world in which sportscasters’ over-the-top enthusiasm on all things sports translates to a broadcast where every fact taught in a classroom and every teaching strategy used by an instructor is cause for gushy celebration. 

Because sure, Brady’s suspension may throw off a Fantasy Football draft, but a poorly performing teacher can derail an entire class of kids — and for more than one season.

Also: We have one nominee for an educator who deserves that "$80 million over six years" contract: Alberto Carvalho, the inspiring Miami superintendent (and principal) who has rescued one of America's biggest school districts. All jokes aside, you've got to read his inspiring story.

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