Margaret Marshall, a 76-year-old teacher who still substitutes in Washington's Issaquah school district, recalls discrimination against students based on race or disabilities in her early days of teaching. Marshall came to Issaquah in 1972 as a special-education teacher. "She was never afraid of special education," a colleague said. "She would go out of her way to make sure they had the right curriculum or tweak it so they could participate."

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