Local view: Duluth East puts emphasis on making students feel good

September 26, 2012 at 7:00 pm in Duluth News Tribune

When I was a student teacher at San Fernando High School in California, I wasn’t exposed to the greaser image of a Lou Diamond Phillips-type portraying Ritchie Valens. I dealt with ninth- through 11th-graders who would come zombie-like to class with a possible inkling of becoming engaged in my history lesson and excited only when I discussed World War I artillery.
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