One professor’s brutal honesty changed my life for the better, but that approach might not work for everyone.

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Thanks to the pandemic, Alumni Day was over Zoom this year.


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In which we unpack district plans, commiserate with faculty, meet an artful administrator, and bear witness to post-election theatrics.

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A public school administrator offers a timely prescription for addressing historical injustices in the classroom.

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“We need to radically rethink how we grade our students.”


A second dispatch from the front lines of a public high school gone virtual.

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Monday.

From the start of the school year, my administration set aside Mondays for faculty and departmental meetings, inservices, and teacher planning.


It all depends on how you answer these ten questions.

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1. Why do you want to pursue a doctorate in education?


A dispatch from the front lines of a public high school gone virtual.

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Who?

Well, me.


The effectiveness of an inservice always comes down to how teacher-centric is it.

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With no good options in a world gone mad, what is a teacher to do?

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Albert Arnesto

Albert Arnesto is the author of the book “Chalked! What I Wish I Knew Before I Became a High School Teacher.” He lives in Ohio with his family.

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