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Why I Became a Teacher

Milken Educators reflect on influences that led them to the classroom. 

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Lowell Milken Center: The Art Effect Project

An exciting new initiative teaches students the power to create change in the world, inspiring them to follow the examples of positive role models from history.  

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‘Outdoor Classroom’ Takes Root to Benefit Entire Community

A late teacher's bequest will become a place of outdoor learning and community stewardship.

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Congrats to Our New Milken Educators!

We're honored to welcome these 37 new educators—some of the best and brightest—into the Milken Educator Awards family! See all the PHOTOS and VIDEOS.

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Get the latest PHOTOS, VIDEOS and NEWS stories about our Milken Educators and the amazing things they're doing!


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Lowell Milken Talks Award Impact

Plus, three Milken Educator Award winners discuss the effect the honor has had on their careers with Bloomberg EDU host Jane Stoddard Williams.

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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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