Help Struggling Students and You’ll Help Their Classmates, Too

Help Struggling Students and You’ll Help 
Their Classmates, Too 1

Jon Krause for The Chronicle

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Jon Krause for The Chronicle

What would we think of health professionals, or landscapers, or barbers who could do the least for those who needed their services the most? Amateurs, at best—probably downright incompetent. So what should we think of ourselves as educators? Shouldn’t the success of the students most in need of our efforts be the true measure of our success?

In the Spring 2013 issue of Liberal Education, Carol Geary Schneider, president of the