“I have been very tired—more tired and confused than I have ever been in my life,” Kristiina Chartouni, a Finnish teacher who started working with U.S. high-school students this school year, told me in an email. “I am supposedly doing what I love, but I don’t recognize this profession as the one that I fell in love with in Finland.”

My latest Atlantic story is here! And thanks as always for reading.

-Tim