Mitchell, C. (2017, December 6). Former Special Ed. Teacher Zeroes In on Struggling Students.

The tattered 6th grade report card inside Emmanuel Caulk’s wallet has motivated him for more than three decades. A handwritten note from his teacher—not the less-than-perfect grades—serves as his inspiration.From his work as a special education teacher in a juvenile detention center to steering two school districts through financial crises, Caulk has adhered to the view of his 6th grade teacher: Where others see problems, he sees promise.

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