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South Side teacher pushes students to achieve

by Alisa Valentin
Feb 26, 2013


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Daunte Henderson shows his student how to search information on colleges.

Students in the South Shore neighborhood face challenges that may distract them from their schoolwork. Daunte Henderson, a teacher at Epic Academy, teaches his students they are not just a product of their environment.