chapter  13
Veronica's Story: Reflections on the Limitations of "Support Systems"
Pages 20

As educators, most of us would like to believe that education is a key to mobility and economic attainment in the United States. This belief is what draws many of us into education in the first place. We want to be change agents. We want to help children grow up and achieve their fullest potential as human beings and as educated citizens, both global and local. We want to do our part, and teaching is a pathway toward making the world a better place.