Lives on the Boundary: A Moving Account of the Struggles and Achievements of America's Educationally Unprepared - pp. 136-150 Summary & Analysis

Mike Rose (educator)
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pp. 136-150 Summary and Analysis

Rose tutored veterans in English in a small room at the Veteran's Program. The students were veterans right out of the servic, and Mike spent three afternoons a week tutoring. He spent time talking to the men and learning about their experiences. The men were racially mixed and many bore the scars of war. They were trying to work their way back into the mainstream of life.

After two months at the Veteran's Program, Rose was offered a full time position there for the following year. By that time, Mike would have completed the requirements for his masters degree. Mike accepted the offer, even though he was nervous about having to develop his own curriculum. In developing the curriculum, Mike thought about why the men were there—they were looking for a better future and wanted to leave...

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