If we truly want to improve our nation’s schools, we should be focused on making the teaching profession one that attracts – and then keeps – the most intellectually alive, talented and ambitious young people. Instead our current education policy makes the profession less and less attractive all the time as a career choice. Soon […]
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.