This month of October that is just about to end was given over to standardized testing in many schools in Maine. Testing sessions impacted students in very powerful ways. New material could not be taught. Students had to tread water in terms of tackling new concepts and skills. Schools were focused on producing data about […]
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.