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Milken Educator Forum

Outstanding educators met with legislators from around the country at the 2018 Milken Educator Awards Forum in Washington, D.C.

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Meet the 44 outstanding teachers and principals who joined the Milken Educator family this year.

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About the Milken Educator Awards

For 30 years, we've been surprising outstanding educators across the U.S. with $25,000 cash prizes. Check out the facts in our online newsroom.

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In 1992 Angie Besendorfer's students read 40,000 books—and got a letter from First Lady Barbara Bush.

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What are the Milken Educator Awards?

Film has the Oscar™, music has the Grammy™, science has the Nobel Prize and sports has its Olympic Gold, but what about the unsung heroes on the frontlines shaping our future?  Where is the recognition for our nation’s educators?  Enter Lowell Milken and the Milken Educator Awards.

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