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POV | Best Kept Secret

A Newark, N.J. public high school teacher races against the clock to find a place in the world for her students with autism before they graduate and "age out" of a unique and caring support system.

Watch Monday, September 23, 2013 at midnight on WMHT TV
& Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 7:30pm on WORLD

Additional airdates on WORLD:
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 8:30am & 2:30pm
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at noon 

At a public school in Newark, New Jersey, the staff answers the phone by saying, "You've reached John F. Kennedy High School, Newark's best-kept secret." JFK provides an exceptional environment for students with special-education needs. In "Best Kept Secret," Janet Mino, who has taught a class of young men for four years, is on an urgent mission.

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