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Hi there! I’m in The New York Times!

nytimesfavicon I really can’t believe it’s true, but it is!

It’s really my name, and it’s really my words, and it’s all in The New York Times.

Ever since third grade, when my best friend and I founded the Mark Isero and Robbie Greene’s Chronicle, which covered, among other things, playground races and the annual school checkers tournament, I’ve always wanted to be published in a real newspaper.

Now it’s happened — and in The New York Times, no less, the newspaper I’ve admired since signing up for a subscription on my first day of college.

Can you tell I’m excited?

My piece is in The New York Times’ online forum, Room for Debate, which “invites knowledgeable outside contributors to discuss news events and other timely issues.”

Today’s topic was, “Do teachers need to have experience?” I suppose I’m a “knowledgeable outside contributor,” because here’s my article!

I’m extremely grateful for this opportunity, and particularly appreciative of Laura, Heidi, Angela, and Geoff, whose comments to my recent post helped shape my thoughts.

It’s all a dream come true.

Please let me know what you think — whether that’s here in the comments or on the Iserotope Facebook page. Stay posted for more info coming soon. favicon

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