The schools of rural America face a dire shortage of teachers. This rural American town believes that it has a solution — but it only lasts for five years, at most. This is the story of Ms. Mary Manda, a Filipina making a difference in the lives of her special education students and the community around her.
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Filipinos are taking root across the world as immigrants and new citizens. From Middle America to Hawaii to Alaska, our Intersections series reimagines who we are and how we can better ourselves and the communities around us.