The way the press reports the story, it’s easy to conclude the main problem with schools is that teachers are a worthless bunch whose motivation is a paycheck and not the education of their students. How then to explain why dozens of teachers are gathered here in Farmington, Maine this week – for neither money […]
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.