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Volume 3 - No. 4 - 2004


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest  
- Benjamin Franklin 

First Person: Above and Beyond by States M. McCarter

There are those who punch the clock and those whose extra efforts are everlasting

What is it that gives to some teachers, and apparently denies to others, that special ability to nurture the potential of their students - or some of them?

States McCarter's article originally appeared in a book about "Extraordinary Teachers", published by Andrews McMeel (from whom permission to reproduce was sought), and subsequently reprinted in the February 2002 issue of Education Week.