Special-education teacher's essay nets improvements for classroom

08/26/2009 | WLTX-TV (Columbia, S.C.)

A special-education teacher in South Carolina won a Wal-Mart essay contest, landing $8,000 to spend on classroom improvements. Meghan Blackburn says she plans to purchase a Nintendo Wii, SMART Board, audio books and a video camera for her class. Her winning essay described the frustration many of her students experienced with behavioral problems, autism and ADHD.

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