Massachusetts High School Teacher Chosen As 'National Teacher of the Year'

 

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Finally... a Massachusetts teacher has been named "National Teacher of the Year!"

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Sydney Chaffee, who teaches at the Codman Academy Charter Public School in Boston, was selected for the honor by the Council of Chief State School Officers. Last year, she became the first charter school teacher to be named Massachusetts Teacher of the Year, and the council believes she is the first national award winner. Sydney teaches 9th grade humanities at Codman Academy, which serves inner-city students in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.

Massachusetts charter school teacher is Teacher of the Year

A Massachusetts high school teacher who was chosen National Teacher of the Year on Thursday is believed to be the first from a charter school to win the award. Sydney Chaffee, who teaches at the Codman Academy Charter Public School in Boston, was selected for the honor by the Council of Chief State School Officers.