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Special education takes new direction in Russellville

Special education takes new direction in Russellville

Lessons for life

December 11th, 2012 in News
Denita Jenkins explains a math problem to Abby Bubach, Faith Strutton, Ethan Huff, Mason Stewart, Kristian Wilcox and Riley Marcum.

Denita Jenkins explains a math problem to Abby...

Photo by Michelle Brooks

After Johnny washed his hands, he gathered eggs and bread from the refrigerator. Rachel got the pans from the cabinets and Jocelyn brought spatulas to the back-to-back ovens in the former home economics room at Russellville High School.

On this fall morning, they were making egg sandwiches in Tara Hudson's first-hour class.

They discussed the need for spray coating before adding the egg and why a metal spatula shouldn't be used with a Teflon pan.

While they waited for their burners to warm up, Jocelyn shared a story about chickens that laid blue "Easter" eggs. And Rachel made sure that Hudson had had breakfast, too.

These teenagers, who have been named here only with first names to protect privacy, politely cooked side by side as ....