These things happened to real teachers in Maine during the last weeks of school this year. Could the prevalence of this kind of incident help explain why we have trouble attracting the best and the brightest to the profession? On the second to last day of school, teacher was told she might be moved to […]
Kathreen Harrison is a public school teacher in Maine. She has a master’s degree from Bank Street College of Education and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College. She has worked in a variety of schools in New York and Maine in a number of capacities – French teacher, gifted and talented teacher, elementary school teacher, and curriculum coordinator for island schools. She has lived in Maine for 20 years and has a particular interest in school reform.