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Education

School workers donate sick days to help Florida teacher

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A Florida teacher who burned through his sick days fighting colon cancer last spring was forced to plan chemo treatments around his class schedule for the fall semester. That was until some 60 teachers and employees of the Palm Beach County School system stepped up when world history teacher Robert...

About Education Lab

Education Lab is a Seattle Times project that spotlights promising approaches to some of the most persistent challenges in public education.