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Maple Heights teacher (and UA alum) wins a teaching "Oscar"

Maria RodgersMaria Rodgers, a math teacher at Milkovich Middle School in Maple Heights, has been awarded a $25,000 Milken Educator Award by the Milken Family Foundation.   This honor is considered by teachers to be the "Oscar" award of teaching.

Rodgers has taught for 12 years in Maple Heights, where she also serves on committees for instruction and school operations and mentors new teachers.  She is a graduate of The University of Akron LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education. 

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