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Principal Wants To Be Up On The Roof


Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep.

To find the principal of Wrightsville Elementary in York, Pennsylvania, you might have to look on the roof. Students of Don Gillett are in a program tracking books they read. If they total 2,000 books in the next few months, he says he'll get a tent and a grill and live on the roof for a while. He's even involved the local baseball team. The more they win, the longer he'll stay up there.

You can't help but wonder if the principal secretly wants to spend a little bit of time above it all.

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