Students in Belleville Get "Lucky" With Teaching Staff: Niche Gives Rural Educators a Grade of A+
October 14, 2021
"But really, all I want to say is, when you get lucky with a teacher, you really get lucky." - the words of Perri Klass, MD, in a recent New York Times article entitled The Influence of a Perfect Teacher aptly describes the weight good teachers carry in the world of their students and the ultimate effectiveness of a quality education (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/15/well/family/teacher-reading-influence.html).
I would even be as bold to affirm that if we were to measure our life successes as adults, there is a moment we can trace back to the influence of a "good teacher" that we can than...