I also agree that teachers should not be doing the job of social workers, ad hoc. Teachers should be, by law, reporting neglect to the county if children are clearly not being appropriately clothed or fed, etc. It sounds like a community program for needy children would be a great idea!
I have. And the truth is--the fact is--that some teachers go the extra mile for kids by bringing in clothes, shoes, etc.(which I have mixed feelings about), and some teachers (and staff) bully kids. Opposite ends of the spectrum, which you will find in any organization.