Podcast: Counter Stories, episode 5

Teacher of rthe Year Thomas Rademacher
Thomas Rademacher, 32, received Education Minnesota's Teacher of the Year Award Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Bloomington, Minn. He teaches English at the FAIR School Downtown in Minneapolis.
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In this installment, 2014 Minnesota Teacher of the Year Tom Rademacher shares his expertise and insights on education with the panel.

They trade views on the education gap, Minnesota's predominantly white teacher corps and how they communicate with students of color, and raising teacher standards.

The panel also asks Rademacher about his duties as 'teacher of the year,' and what his message to the education community will be.

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