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Top Math and Science Teachers Come to Washington

Exemplary teachers to receive Presidential Award

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Photo of a teacher and student in a science lab.

Enacted by Congress in 1983, the Presidential Awards for Excellence for Mathematics and Science Teaching recognizes 103 teachers this year. Awardees receive a citation signed by the President of the United States, a paid trip for two to Washington, D.C., to attend a series of recognition events and professional development opportunities, and a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation.

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