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English Language Arts: Perseverance – A look inside the Greenwood School

The Greenwood School in Putney, Vermont is a small boarding school that serves students with complex language-based and neurological learning differences. Each year, students have the option to take up the challenge of reciting The Gettysburg Address for an audience of classmates, teachers, and parents. As the Head of School remarks, memorizing a speech with lengthy sentences and arcane language would be difficult for any student; for students with language-based and behavioral challenges, this requires additional perseverance.

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