BOYS TOO, MEN
Program helps get men into teaching
As one of 27 black men recruited to teach in Aiken County for the 2005-06 school year, according to state Education Department data, the North Augusta Middle School teacher brought something different to the table for his pupils.
“The male students especially respond to me differently,” he said. “They might talk with me about things that they may feel inappropriate to talk to a female about, or they don’t have a male figure at home they talk with about.
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