I am a freelance writer, essayist, newspaper columnist, and assistant magazine editor. I have an MFA in creative writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. I teach small-group writing workshops because I know everyone has a story to tell.
Here's the link to my 5/19 "schools in crisis" follow-up. I see the column's garnered 53 comments. I haven't read a one of them, and I won't. But it might be interesting reading for you. I'm sure there are some doozies in there. :)