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September 10, 2013

Incentivizing our hardest to reach students

I began my career as an English and Social Studies teacher in Simonton Middle and C.A. Brown High Schools, two mostly low income and all-black schools in Charleston. The students I taught were not all that different from students in the Jasper County school system today where eighty-six percent of the students in the county-wide district are minorities - 62 percent black and 24 percent Latino.

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