Caroline's special efforts to teach a shy, older boy to read while she is substitute-teaching for an injured Miss Beadle are ruined when mean-spirited Mrs. Oleson humiliates him in front of the class and he vows never to return to school.
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[Mrs. Oleson has caused a student to run out of the schoolhouse
Children! Can any of you spell "compassion"? Can any of you spell "understanding"? Will any of you tell us the meaning of these words?
Well, don't feel bad children - I don't think Mrs. Oleson knows the meaning to these words, either.