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Feb. 1, 2023: Teacher or principal? One educator’s choice; How a student overcame failure

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49min 27sec
Kevin J. Beaty
An empty classroom at Goldrick Elementary School, Dec. 7, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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In Denver Public Schools, 20 percent of teachers are Latino compared to more than 50 percent of students. In Systemic, one teacher shares her journey from classroom to front office, in an effort to change the status quo. Later, how one student overcame failure by learning how to learn.