By William Speed WeedPosted 11.11.2004 at 3:00 pm 0 Comments
Two weeks into the semester, the principal of an underfunded high school in Arizona walked into English teacher Howard Ruffner’s classroom and told him he was now a science teacher. Ruffner, a flexible sort, said, “OK. Where’s the lab? What equipment do we have? What’s the budget for materials?” The answer: no budget, no equipment, no lab—and no textbooks either.