Author Topic: NYT article: In New York, Uzbek Immigrants Invigorate High School Wrestling  (Read 1323 times)

Offline a guest

  • Get a Job
  • *
  • Posts: 5182
    • View Profile
“If you’re struggling in school with a new language, it’s a lot easier to go to school every day when you, your teachers and your peers know you excel at something else,” Mr. Walsh said, adding that Zafar had difficulty in the classroom when he first arrived but had greatly improved. “With wrestling, they learn how effective hard work can be.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/15/nyregion/in-new-york-uzbek-immigrants-invigorate-high-school-wrestling.html?_r=0

Offline lkwdsteve

  • I Need More Hobbies
  • *****
  • Posts: 3763
    • View Profile
Terrific to read.

Offline ViseGrip

  • LXP
  • Get a Job
  • *
  • Posts: 35878
    • View Profile
Sounds like they need to meet Brinzer.
"The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all that want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics" -Thomas Sowell