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Current Event May 21, 2016

A Teacher Who Paid Attention


A former high school English teacher sits down with a former student. Like many students at his high school, he never graduated. Now, his teacher asks him why. They discuss how he could have better supported his students and what they needed. The student explains that despite his kind efforts, school was always difficult for him. Listen to their conversation to hear more about the challenges of both the teacher and student.

Education Elementary

Story Length: 2:00

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AIR DATE: 01/29/2012


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