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Private donors can help fuel our public schools

By Charles Best

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 14, 2013

~~<p>Thirteen years ago, I began teaching history at Wings Academy, a public high school in the Bronx. My new students and colleagues were awesome, but I could see that the school did not have the same resources as the schools I&rsquo;d attended.<br />
At my old high school, we went on field trips; we had graphing calculators and were given the supplies</p>
<p>to do just about any art project. We did not want for anything.</p>
~~

Thirteen years ago, I began teaching history at Wings Academy, a public high school in the Bronx. My new students and colleagues were awesome, but I could see that the school did not have the same resources as the schools I’d attended. At my old high school, we went on field trips; we had graphing calculators and were given the supplies

to do just about any art project. We did not want for anything. Login for more...



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