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Chabadnik turns Bronx public school around

A Bronx public junior high that had gone through six principals in two years and "was in chaos," according to The Today Show, has been rehabilitated by Shimon Waronker, a Spanish-speaking Lubavitcher. 

It’s a beautiful "To Sir With Love" story about an unsuspecting neophyte (this was Waronker’s first position as principal) but it’s also interesting to note how low expectations were of this bearded, religious Jew. They couldn’t believe he spoke Spanish. (He was born in South America and moved to the U.S. when he was 11).