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Meet 2023-24 IL Milken Educator Comfort Agboola

Comfort Agboola (IL '23)   |   Edgar Allan Poe Classical Elementary School  |  Chicago, IL  |  Feb 02, 2024

Good morning, Chicago! Illinois State Superintendent of Education Dr. Tony Sanders is visiting to congratulate students and staff at Edgar Allan Poe Classical Elementary School on their Exemplary School designation. But it turns out there's another reason to celebrate! All is revealed when Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, presents English language arts, reading and math teacher Comfort Agboola with Illinois' sole 2023-24 Milken Educator Award and $25,000. Follow along in the photos below to see how the surprise unfolded. Agboola is the 2,972nd Milken Educator awarded on the journey to the milestone 3,000th Milken Award announcement.

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