Educating Esme: Diary of a Teacher's First Year Summary
Esmé Raji Codell

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Educating Esme: Diary of a Teacher's First Year Summary

Educating Esme reproduces the journal of Esme Raji Codell, a first-year teacher at an urban Chicago elementary school. Codell describes her day-to-day feelings and impressions, dealing with difficult children as well as a difficult principal and administration.

At age twenty-four, Codell is invited to work at a new public school by principal Mr. Turner. After a period of administrative work, she will teach the fifth-grade. Even at this early stage, Codell butts heads...

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