Category Archives: Issues
It Started Like Any Other Day At School
The summer before the Columbine shootings, I worked at a middle school. Our French teacher was taking a leave of absence, and we scheduled a full day of interviews. Positions for French teachers were scarce, so we had lots of … Continue reading
Posted in Issues, Memoir, Opinion, Parents and children, Schools, Teachers Tagged Education, Families, Leadership, Schools, Teaching, Violence 3 Comments
How Willing? How Able?
There isn’t a corner of Ann Arbor, Michigan that isn’t touched by the University of Michigan. From the big block “M” on the Diag, the campus weaves through town like tangled yarn. When I started college there, my dorm held … Continue reading
Posted in Commitment, Decisions, Issues, Memoir Tagged Commitment, questions 2 Comments