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The awesome thing one Chicago principal did to reward students’ reading


The Chicago Public Schools District may be amid turbulent times, but that hasn’t stopped teachers, students and administrators from doing amazing things, the Huffington Post reports. Case in point: Principal Nate Pietrini slept on his school’s roof last week in an effort to excite students about reading. Pietrini, of Hawthorne Elementary Scholastic Academy, told students that if they did a certain amount of reading in the month leading up to the school’s “author week,” he would camp out in a tent on the school’s roof. The students reached the goal, so Pietrini got out his camping gear, pitched a tent and took to the top of the building…

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