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Good News Break: Education News To Make You Smile

Everyone could use a break right now. Even though educators continue to face challenges, we know there are so many moments in education worth celebrating. That’s why we pulled together some of our favorite stories about teachers and students to brighten your day. 

High School Band Director Fulfills His Student’s Dream

This band director was committed to ensuring all of his marching band students have a full experience. When one of his students needed a few adjustments to play, he got to work. Read more.

Reese Witherspoon’s Kindergarten Teacher Predicted Her Career

Proving that teachers can predict the future, Reese’s teacher told her mom she would become an actress. Read more.

A Teacher And Student Reunion 20 Years In The Making

20 years ago, Susan Lung’s second grade class changed Jamil Jan Kochai’s life. Now an author, Jamil owes his success to a teacher who believed in him. Read more

These Schools Help Parents Register And Get To The Voting Booth

Schools have an important role to play in ensuring that immigrants and other disenfranchised groups can access the vote. Read how this school is playing a role to help their school’s community become more involved in civic engagement. Read more.

A Big Surprise For A Teacher Who Works Two Jobs

This teacher works two jobs so his students don’t have to go without supplies in the classroom. Watch his school celebrate his big surprise. Read more.

Despite Its Challenges, Teachers Stay For Their Students

In a 2022 survey, 87% of teachers said they planned to return to the classroom this school year. What was their reason? The vast majority of teachers said they stay for their students. Read more.

This Teacher Boosts Her Students’ Day With Affirmations

Teachers say that daily affirmations really make a difference in their students’ lives. Check out this video of this teacher’s (adorable) class getting ready for the day ahead. Read more.

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