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Of course I can teach English to a class of 40. I talk. They listen. I hand out questions. They write their answers. A handful of students rise to the top. The quiet ones sink into the corners. Everything looks good.
I have a three year old, and I know that one of the things I am compromising by living here is his education. But there are many other things that I like about Portland. And I will do what I can to be sure that he has opportunities outside school to explore ideas and engage in meaningful dialogue. But he is the kind of kid who will do well wherever he is. It is the other kids who are losing out—kids and parents who don't even know what they're missing.
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