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Why Every Student Needs a Teacher Champion

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In her TED talk teacher Rita Pierson reminds educators what lies at the foundation of learning -- the relationship between the teacher and the student. She says despite bad policies, bad school days, and difficult children, teachers are still champions for kids; and kids will learn from teachers they admire and respect. Her inspiring talk reminds everyone why the teaching profession can be so rewarding.