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The Big Jump How local middle schools ready their newest students

Bryn Mawr School Spanish teacher and sixth grade advisor Rebeccah Wish often tells people that teaching middle school students is the best. Many will respond by saying “Really?” She understands the misperception. After all, middle school is a time of great change for students—academically, emotionally, physically and socially. Heading into …

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What I Wish My Friends and Family Knew About Raising a Child with Special Needs

It stands to reason that the people in one’s life—be they acquaintances, friends, neighbors, family members, teachers, doctors or baristas—don’t really know what it’s like to raise a child whose needs, challenges and gifts are different from those of the average child. Unless they have walked that path themselves. Baltimore’s …

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