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Fast-track program combats math, science teacher shortage

Sean Duffy, laid off from his hydraulics salesman job two years ago, is now in his second year at Durfee High School, teaching ninth-grade science and math. Sean Duffy, laid off from his hydraulics salesman job two years ago, is now in his second year at Durfee High School, teaching ninth-grade science and math. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / September 25, 2008

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FALL RIVER - The teacher asked one boy to sit in his assigned seat. He told another to turn around and stop poking classmates with a pencil. And while reviewing homework assignments, which required students to log how they spent the hours of their day, he remarked with a chuckle, "I wish I could get 10 hours of sleep." (Full article: 1104 words)

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