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Ala Wai teacher wins $25,000 Milken award

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    Sara King, Title 1 coordinator at Ala Wai Elementary, was awarded Monday, February 4, 2019, with the Milken Educator Award. King is one of 33 educators nationwide to receive the award and the only one in Hawaii. The award also comes with a $25,000 check.


    Sara King, a Title I coordinator at Ala Wai Elementary School, was among 33 U.S. educators to receive the Milken Educator Award this year. King, the only Hawaii recipient, was notified Monday at an assembly. At left is Jane Foley of the Milken Foundation.


Sara King of Ala Wai Elementary School, who has wanted to be a teacher ever since she was little, was singled out Monday as among the nation’s best with a $25,000 Milken Educator Award. Read more

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