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Beating the Odds with Charles Dickens

December 24, 2011

I went to a performance of Charles Dicken’s “Christmas Carol” by my beloved class of 8th graders from Novato Charter School. I taught them in 3rd and 4th grade and called them “The Triumphant Creators.” As these blossoming young men and women acted out the holiday tradition, I saw this tale of class struggle through […]

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