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A Major New Award for Extraordinary Teaching

Amazing teachers deserve more attention. That’s the idea behind the Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice, a major new award that honors extraordinary teachers.

Offered by TNTP, a nonprofit organization working to ensure that more students learn from excellent teachers, the $25,000 prize will be given to up to five teachers each year. Winning teachers will also have the opportunity to share their expertise with educators nationwide.

Any full-time teacher working in a school which serves students from econimally disadvantaged, including charter schools, may apply. The deadline for applications is Friday, Feb. 3, 2012.

Learn more, apply or nominate a teacher at www.tntp.org/fishmanprize.