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While money can buy a school things like computers and new facilities, David Jones says an experience in elementary school taught him that not all the necessary resources can be...
Reading and a chance encounter with a former English teacher helped Dan Wise through what he called the scariest time in his life.
Jamie Bissonnette describes himself as a late bloomer. Today he is the chef-partner of well-known area restaurants. But his road to success wasn’t always straightforward.
Adam Stumacher struggled to connect with a student who went to great lengths to disrupt his English as a second language class. Until they bonded over music.
A clash between a first-year teacher and a student leads both to learn how their perspectives shape their interactions.
When Catherine McCusker was 17, she had her sights set on art school. Then she bumped into math teacher Jamil Siddiqui.
Anthony Jack's path from Miami to Harvard has been dotted with people who questioned whether his successes were solely a result of affirmative action policies, rather than hard work. Here's...
Meet José Bou, who went from solitary confinement to college professor and youth mentor.
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