Byline: Emily Sachar; 1989-11-30; Newsday and New York Newsday; pages 6
"Like many teachers, Nobile's school day didn't end when the last bell rang. She took classes after school to work her way up the salary scale. In New York City, teachers must earn one master's degree within five years to retain their jobs, and they must earn a second master's degree to get to the top of the salary scale. . . . "
Description:Chapter Four in Sachar's eight-part series on her teaching eighth grade math in a Flatbush, Brooklyn public school.
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