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Gone is the simple one-room schoolhouse where the teacher cut the wood, built the fire and taught the students- all of whom likely came from similar backgrounds. Today's classrooms are filled with children from varied cultures and with different learning abilities. Schools are guiding students in skills once reserved strictly for parents. This issue of FOCUS illuminates the challenges facing educators and the progress they are making to meet these increasing demands. Chuck Scheer cover photo.

Record Group Number

UP 4.12

Publication Date

Winter 1998


Boise State University