[Susan notes: Here's a very good summary of what today's public school students are missing.]
To the editor
Joanne Yatvin's description of how Meaningful work keeps students in school, (Feb. 18) includes small class sizes, sports teams that allowed all comers to join and play, teacher collaboration with time to meet during the school day, plays and musical events that included all interested students, emphasis on building classroom community, and school wide projects. Yatvin notes that "we devoted our thinking, actions and resources toward making our school a place where students wanted to be every day and be successful."
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