Newjack: Teaching in a Failing Middle School
Peter Sipe draws comparisons between his first year as a middle school teacher and a
corrections officer at Sing Sing prison. He claims that these two occupations are similar in more
ways than people recognize. One of the similarities is the physical environment. He recollects the
day he started working at the school in Brooklyn and seeing certain features that reminded him of
a high school in Boston which resembles a prison, from the metal grates, the cage-l...
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