LA-based AP education reporter Christina Hoag has an A+ human-interest story making the rounds today. The piece is all about Rose Gilbert, a westside LAUSD teacher who retired February 22 just shy of her 95th birthday.
From Hoag’s item:
It’s unclear if Gilbert is the oldest full-time classroom teacher among the nation’s teaching corps of more than three million, but she certainly ranks among the most senior. She started teaching in the 1940s, took a break and then returned to the classroom in 1956.