Teacher Chandy Thai-Tang leads her third-graders in a discussion at Robertson Road Elementary in Modesto, Ca., on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. The school, one of the lowest performers in the state two years ago, had the strongest growth in the Modesto City Schools district.
Teacher Chandy Thai-Tang leads her third-graders in a discussion at Robertson Road Elementary in Modesto, Ca., on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. The school, one of the lowest performers in the state two years ago, had the strongest growth in the Modesto City Schools district. The Modesto Bee
Teacher Chandy Thai-Tang leads her third-graders in a discussion at Robertson Road Elementary in Modesto, Ca., on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. The school, one of the lowest performers in the state two years ago, had the strongest growth in the Modesto City Schools district. The Modesto Bee

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