Decades of neglect at the public school and college levels have now reaped the inevitable disastrous results: nationwide we have a major shortage of world language teachers, and advertised positions all over the country are going unfilled. This means that students who want to study languages, either out of intrinsic interest – or because they […]
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.