[Susan notes: I urge everyone to watch the film 'OT: Our Town' for a glimpse of how messy teaching and learning is--and to be inspired by the result.]
To the editor
Compton students deserve a better vision of school--and life-- than revealed in this headline: In Compton, school police can use semiautomatic weapons. Every member of the Compton community should take a look back at the message one of their schools promoted some years back. The film "OT: Our Town" received rave reviews for its account of a remarkable Dominguez High School theatrical production.
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