Samantha Cerchio

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Honors English and IB Literature teacher, Sarasota Military Academy

Sarasota, Florida

Samantha Cerchio has been teaching for three years. She is an Honors English and IB Literature teacher at Sarasota Military Academy.

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Posted Sep. 17, 2015

How the Common Core Could Improve SAT Scores

As a high school English teacher in Florida, up to 50 percent of my last two evaluation scores were determined…

By Samantha Cerchio

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Posted May 24, 2017

I Made Every Phone Call, Sent Every Email, Text and Tweet So My Student Could Attend the College of Her Dreams

For two years in my English class, we had talked about her dreams of becoming an intelligence analyst at the CIA. Unlike some students, this…

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Posted May 24, 2017

When Paying Rent Is So Stressful That You Get Evicted, Arrested and Drop Out

During my senior year of high school, college was a subject I didn’t like to talk about. I knew I didn’t want to go, but…

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Posted May 25, 2017

A Principal Helping Kids to Be the First in Their Family to Go to College, Just Like He Was

First-generation college student Vincent Gay started his journey on a wrestling scholarship at Edinboro University, near Erie, Pennsylvania. Early on, he got into such difficulty…

By Maureen Kelleher

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