An Oakland Teacher Drops In Unannounced at the Homes of Underperforming Students

East Bay Express | January 23, 2009
Primarily intended to encourage parental involvement, English teacher Channing Woodsum's visits offer him a glimpse into students' living conditions, particularly notable in a school where many children come from communities plagued by violence and poverty.

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