Benjamin Bishop is a semi-autobiographical novel of the a dedicated educator. Thinly camouflaged as his own alter ego, "Ben Bishop" highlights some of the career challenges the author faced and has triumphed over.In his 40 years as a teacher, principal, and superintendent, climbing the ladder of academia"Ben" has been witness to some of the most astonishing changes in the educational environment. Students whose parents hungrily welcome the GI bill, hoping to improve themselves and their world, have morphed into bloodthirsty activists who use education as a political cathartic. Corruption and commitment; Benjamin Bishop has seen it all.An Up the Down Staircase for the twenty-first century.
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