Education: Boys & Girls Together

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"Nobody warned me about a thing before I went to a near-slum district in Brooklyn," the young schoolteacher said. "I was full of ideals, and after six months I was certain I just couldn't stand another day of it. I made myself stick—I told myself that my ideals wouldn't be worth much if I didn't fight for them, and I stayed on for four years before I gave up. I learned a lot of things about teaching that aren't in the books. In a high school like ours, you have...

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