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A teacher who failed a challenging student worried that she had alienated him. But because he know she cared about him, Donald Pierson was grateful for the wakeup call.

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Sandy Lyons knew that Da’Keondrick Whitley was smart. But reaching hime took patience, and a little help from Da’Keondrick’s mom.

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It’s Never Too Late

By Stella M. Chavez

After more than a decade away from school, a student returns to learn from her former teacher.

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Learning Ahead Of Rules

By Camille Phillips

A special needs student’s unique challenges bring out her teacher’s creativity.

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Lotus Hoey usually finds an easy connection with her students learning English, but not last fall, when one student pushed back on her instruction.