Brooklyn

The Homes
Emily Sachar
Chapter Six in Emily Sachar's eight-part series about her experiences spending a year as a public school teacher in the New York City school system.
Teacher Passes Final Exam; Five Former Students Grade a Novice Instructor
Emily Sachar
Postscript to Emily Sachar's eight-part series on her year as a Brooklyn-based public school math teacher.
Epilogue
Emily Sachar
Last chapter in Emily Sachar's eight-part series on her year as a math teacher in the public school system of New York City.
A System That's Fail Safe; Passing Kids Despite Lack of Learning
Emily Sachar
Chapter Seven in Emily Sachar's eight-part series on her year teaching eighth grade math in the New York City public school system.
Homework for the Teacher Visiting Kids' Families in a Search for Understanding
Emily Sachar
Chapter Six in Emily Sachar's eight-part series about her year in Flatbush teaching eighth grad math in the New York City public school system.
Teachers Who Make the Grade Bright Spots in a System that Fosters Mediocrity
Emily Sachar
Chapter Four in Sachar's eight-part series on her teaching eighth grade math in a Flatbush, Brooklyn public school.
No Common Denominator; Each Kid Presents a Different Challenge
Emily Sachar
Chapter Two of Sachar's report on her year as an eighth grade math teacher in Flatbush, Brooklyn, for the New York City public school system.
James O'Keefe
Hannah Giles
Undercover video shot in the Brooklyn ACORN office. The Brooklyn DA investigated the possible criminal activity indicated by these videos, but cleared the organization of wrongdoing after viewing the unedited version of these tapes.
'We Ain't Alive, Just Hangin' On'
Woody Klein
In this third installment of the "I Lived in a Slum" series, staff writer Woody Klein reports on his experience living in a slum in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This is where he met Old Sam and his wife, who lived in a closet-sized room in the basement of his apartment building.
Robert H. Prall
An article reporting on the reaction of superintendent of city school's Dr. John J. Theobald, to George Allen's recently concluded "Undercover Teacher" series for the New York World-Telegram and Sun.
An Editorial
A New York World-Telegram and Sun editorial weighing in on the benefit and highlights of George Allen's "Undercover Teacher" series, recently concluded in the paper.
MISSING ARTICLE
George N. Allen
In the fourteenth installment of
Pupils Would Profit By Isolating 'Toughs'
George N. Allen
In the fifteenth and final article of his "Undercover Teacher" series for the New York World-Telegram and Sun, reporter George Allen offers suggestions on how to improve the working conditions of New York City's teachers, based on his two-month stint as a teacher at Brooklyn's John Marshall Junior High.
Salary Leaves Little Room For Any Professional Pride
George N. Allen
In the thirteenth installment of George Allen's "Undercover Teacher" series for the New York World-Telegram and Sun, he writes about the meager salaries and other obstacles facing New York City's teachers.
Pupils Wage War of Nerves
George N. Allen
In this twelfth installment of his "Undercover Teacher" series for the New York World-Telegram and Sun, reporter George Allen, who worked as a teacher at Brooklyn's John Marshall Junior High School for two months, writes about his experience dealing with Josephine, a typical troublemaker in one of his classes.
MISSING ARTICLE
George N. Allen
MISSING, re-request. In the tenth installment ...
False Theory Makes Instructor Live a Lie
George N. Allen
In the eleventh article of his "Undercover Teacher" series for the New York World-Telegram and Sun, reporter George Allen writes about the frustration and hopeless attitude of his colleagues at John Marshall Junior High School in Brooklyn, where he worked as a teacher for two months. Allen also criticizes the inefficacy of the Board of Education's theory of "individualized instruction."
Lessons Get Lost in Paper Work
George N. Allen
In the ninth article, part of George Allen's "Undercover Teacher" series for the New York World-Telegram and Sun, he writes about all the busy work and classroom interruptions that get in the way of his lessons on a daily basis.
Slow Pupils Cheated by Our Schools
George N. Allen
In the eighth installment of George Allen's "Undercover Teacher" series for New York World-Telegram and Sun, he writes about observing a fellow teacher at John Marshall Junior High School teach a hygiene class, despite not understanding much of the material that he was to teach his pupils.
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