I could only look around me: Atticus and my Uncle, who went to school at home, knew everything - at least, what one didn’t the other did. Furthermore, I couldn’t help noticing that my father had served for years in the state legislature, elected each time without opposition, innocent of the adjustments my teachers thought essential to the development of Good Citizenship. Jem educated on the half-Decimal half-Dunce-cap basis, seemed to function effectively alone or in a group, but Jem was a poor example: no tutorial system devised by man could have stopped him from getting at books.
What do the lines in bold mean?
>at the start of a paragraph. And punctuation symbols such as
.should always have a space after them ("... did. Furthermore, I ..." not "... did.Furthermore,I ...").