Jonathan Kozol is a prominent education activist and commentator. But first, nearly 40 years ago he was a young, idealistic public school teacher in inner-city Boston. Letters to a Young Teacher is a series of letters written to Francesca, a first-grade teacher at an inner-city public school, on how to survive that tumultuous first year of teaching.
Letters to a Young Teacher is available for purchase at amazon.com
Weigh in: If you are (or have been) a teacher, we want to hear from you. What's your advice to new teachers on how to survive the first year of teaching?
Events: Jonathan Kozol will be speaking and signing books
Wednesday, August 22 at 7pm
Barnes & Nobles at Union Square