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A Teacher Who's Out of Control
What should a teacher do when a colleague's class is out of control? Report it to the principal -- or mind her own business? Three experienced teachers offer advice.

A Child Ahead of Her Class
What should a parent do when a move to a new school puts a child ahead of the rest of her class academically? Is grade acceleration the answer? Even our experienced educators can't agree.

Risky Student Behavior Outside of School
What should a teacher do when inadvertently presented with information about a student's risky behavior outside of school -- whether it's promiscuity, drinking, drug use, shoplifting, or street racing? Three experienced teachers offer their advice.