The disrepair volunteers found at Denmark-Olar Elementary School in Bamberg during a 2012 visit is typical of many buildings in “corridor of shame” schools.
The disrepair volunteers found at Denmark-Olar Elementary School in Bamberg during a 2012 visit is typical of many buildings in “corridor of shame” schools. C Michael Bergen file photo
The disrepair volunteers found at Denmark-Olar Elementary School in Bamberg during a 2012 visit is typical of many buildings in “corridor of shame” schools. C Michael Bergen file photo

These aren’t wealthy-school problems

July 18, 2017 02:25 PM

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