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Chad Downs wins Michigan's 2018-19 Award in Ann Arbor.

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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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Teaching History Through Hip-Hop

Manny Rustin (CA '11) created his class on hip-hop culture to help students relate to American history.

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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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Kingsland Educator Wins ‘Oscar’ of Teaching Awards
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Dec 12, 2018
Ann Arbor Teacher Surprised With $25K Milken Award
Ann Arbor News — Farmington Hills, MI