Teacher at Point Blank Chosen as a Ms. Magazine Great Reads for Fall 2010
October 19, 2010
Ms. Magazine has selected Jo Scott-Coe’s Teacher at Point Blank: Confronting Sexuality, Violence, and Secrets in a Suburban School as one of its Great Reads for Fall 2010:
In this heart-wrenching memoir of 11 years in a public high school, the former English teacher describes a system that stifles educators. She writes of professional isolation, deadening expectations and frustrated students who misdirect their resentment into violence against one another.