Los Angeles teacher exposes youngsters to Macbeth and economics

10/14/2003 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Rafe Esquith's fifth-graders read at the 88th percentile, thanks to the innovative teacher's curriculum that has children tackling classic adult novels and staging Shakespearean productions. Through classroom jobs, students earn pretend money, which they then use to "rent" seats at tables priced according to their location in the room.

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