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A type of torture in which the victim’s head or body is immersed in excrement and urine
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"A lot of folks are under the impression that anybody can be a sub. We don't hire everyone that applies," says Coffey.
Nearly every sub has some sort of orientation, whether it's a formal session or two minutes of explanation ("What-was-that-again!?") while being walked through the hallway before the opening bell.
When Nelson began subbing in Aldine after spending a few years as a para-professional there, the only training available was "a video that sort of showed what was expected of you as a sub," she says.
For districts unable to offer a separate training program--such as Capistrano, which lost funding for its How to Be a Super Sub session, developed last year--subs can often attend staff development workshops with permanent teachers.