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  • Why Should Teachers, Parents and Tutors Be Frenemies?

    August 26, 2009 | 3:49 pm

    During her first week as a seventh-grade English teacher, Anna Taggert discovers her colleague, Randi Abrahams, at Starbucks writing a paper for one of her students, while the kid sips his peppermint mocha and texts his friends. The most popular English teacher in the school,...

  • Teaching the Kids

    By Beverly Gray

    January 3, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    There's a 7-year-old girl who attends second grade at a local Jewish day school. She's intelligent, but in a classroom setting, she finds it hard to focus: if a fire engine roars down the street, there goes the lesson.

    Her teacher, busy with a room full of students, is hard-pressed...