Andria Zafirakou won the award for her work supporting marginalized students in an inner-city borough plagued by gang violence and poverty.
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February 01, 2018
Ivonne Orozco, the 2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year and a Dreamer, was at the State of the Union address this week.
January 04, 2018
The four finalists for the 2018 National Teacher of the Year are: a sign language teacher, an elementary art teacher, a teacher to immigrant and refugee students, and a teacher for the Department of Defense.
December 21, 2017
A New Jersey teacher raised thousands of dollars to help her students celebrate the holidays.
November 20, 2017
From Texas to Puerto Rico, here is how teachers have stepped up to help students during and in the aftermath of hurricanes.
November 17, 2017
After a 3rd grader accidentally impaled himself on a freshly sharpened pencil, two quick-thinking teachers saved his life.
October 03, 2017
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September 07, 2017
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May 02, 2017
A musical about a pair of high school sweethearts and the bustling, daily life of high school seniors came to life from one physics teacher's coffee mug of quotes.