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How To Kill A Story: Talk Only To The Teachers

By Alexander Russo — April 06, 2007 1 min read

This recent article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune (A lesson in how to kill a school) is a great example of what I feel like I see all the time -- stories told almost entirely from the point of view of adults (and in particular teachers). Much as teachers’ perspectives are important, wouldn’t it be great -- and all the more compelling -- if we learned in this story (and others) how the kids who had to change school were doing, or what their parents felt about the changes?

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