Our family moved into a rundown apartment, and my public-school days were over.
Our public-school system ranks lowest among industrial democracies.
When I left in 2007 to become a public-school teacher in New York City, I ultimately lost my job after blogging about my past.
The oldest of three siblings, Heimbach was raised by two public-school teachers in the small town of Poolesville, Maryland.
In July, 800 people demonstrated on behalf of public-school teachers in Ogden, Utah.
Well, clearly, if the public-school men hold back, the others will not follow.
So to Bolsover dear Benjamin goes, and becomes a public-school boy.
"I don't think you know, though, that I'm a public-school man," he said.
Here the public-school meal, at the expense of the municipality, has been introduced.
Before I was aware of it, and without his definitely stating the fact, I was treating him as a public-school man.