Education policy-makers at the state and local levels in Maine would do well to use the results of last year’s PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) tests – released December 3 – as a roadmap for decision-making. Mr. Schleicher, the head of education at the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), says that the […]
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.