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Gusty Simpson ’12 teaches 10th-grade English at Del Valle High School. “I say this a lot to myself — the biggest thing you need to be an effective teacher is sheer grit,” he says.

Education majors from St. Edward’s University are making the grade in one of the most challenging school districts in Central Texas, where many of the students are just trying to survive. By Stacia Hernstrom MLA ’05



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St. Edward's University Magazine Spring/Summer 2014