[Susan notes: I read windbag Nocera's platitudes with an "oh please" shrug. As though any amount of "training" can prepare a teacher for the "poverty, drugs, crime, and hunger" she faces. He didn't mention anger. Robin Lithgow makes an excellent point: Urban schools need teachers and principals who will stay. ]
To the editor
I read with interest Three Sisters (Not Chekhov's), by Joe Nocera (column, Sept. 28):
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