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Producer Chana Joffe-Walt talks to a seventh grader who doesn’t have a seventh grade, or an eighth grade. (11 minutes)
As the school year moved forward, the fundraising committee planned a gala at the French Embassy.
In just one year, everything in one ordinary public middle school changed.