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Commentary: Importance of Trying in School

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Commentary: Importance of Trying in School

Commentary: Importance of Trying in School

Commentary: Importance of Trying in School

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Trying something that seems beyond one's ability can be seen as either a challenge or a gift. Commentator and middle school teacher Emily Wylie uses the lessons she learned years ago to help teach her students. Wylie teaches at the Young Women's Leadership School, a public school in New York City.