Calhoun Stories

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Getting Kids to Write (Well) in Middle School

By Larry Sandomir
7th grade English teacher Larry Sandomir sheds light on how he creates an environment in which students feel motivated to express themselves through writing, creating meaningful work imbued with their personal points of view. 

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Sophia Morel '98

Sophia Morel '98 has spent the last 15 years making an impact on the youth of New York City. Having worked her way from an intern at the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES) to its senior director of Education, Career and Enrichment Services, Sophia has used her love of education to help young people thrive. 

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