### Archive: February 22, 2009 - February 28, 2009

### Luring Math Professionals Into the Classroom

For today's paper I wrote a story about Steve Ingrassia, a former senior executive in the information technology sector who left his six-figure job to become a math teacher at Fairfax High School. He explained his reasoning for switching jobs:...

By Michael Alison Chandler | February 26, 2009; 11:22 AM ET | Comments (12)

### Who is a Successful Honors Math Student?

This list is distributed at Fairfax High to parents and teachers who are helping students figure out which math class to take. This student is one who: Considers math to be one of his/her favorite subjects. Is a critical thinker...

By Michael Alison Chandler | February 24, 2009; 10:30 AM ET | Comments (4)