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Northeast schools: ‘Bursting at the seams’

Submitted by Benjamin Herold

Packed shoulder to shoulder, up to eight children sit in plastic chairs and hold their books and papers in their laps. Rogers stands almost directly on top of them while he conducts his supplemental reading lesson. 

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