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Being Teacher Jane: A Lesson In Kenyan Education

Naomie Harris | Posted 07.19.2011 | Impact
Naomie Harris

Two weeks before cameras started rolling for The First Grader, I traveled to Kenya and was introduced to students as "Teacher Jane." That is how I began the hardest job of my life -- teaching.

ReThink Review: The First Grader -- Reading, Writing and Rebellion

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.13.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The First Grader tells the true story of Kimani Maruge, an 84-year-old veteran of Kenya's Mau Mau Uprising who earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's oldest primary school student.