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St. Jean Baptiste de la Salle
La Salle was an educator and priest who was responsible for introducing Catholic schools to France. Coming from a wealthy family, he received a doctorate in theology and entered the priesthood, but his main focus was on education. He didn't just educate children, but invited teachers to live with him so he could teach them the fundamentals, such as table manners. He created the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools.

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