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United States

15 August 2006

Philadelphia Inquirer, Opinion

Two of my former students were shot dead in separate incidents — not in the streets but at parties, and not by drug dealers but by other students they knew. Another of my students was knifed to death in a dispute over ownership of a handgun. Wouldn't it be nice if students had such a sense of ownership in their education? A few A-graded papers still in my files bring back my worst memory of all. A good athlete and an A student in ninth grade, Len used to express... (

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