This story featured Harding yesterday on Philly.com:
HER CLASSROOM MORE resembles a living room – with its green curtains and electric torch lamps .
But Victoria Monacelli yesterday nevertheless laid down the law like the seventh-grade English teacher that she is.
“You have a responsibility to push yourself and keep trying – and ask questions if you don’t understand something. I’m here at lunch every day. I’m here after school,” she told her students on the first day of classes at Warren Harding Middle School, in the city’s Frankford section.
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