Eagan Teacher Honored with Human Rights Award

An Eagan elementary teacher became the first Minnesotan to win the National Education Association human rights award, said the Star Tribune.

Magaly Miralles was presented the George I. Sanchez Award for her work in piloting programs for young, non-english speaking Hispanic students in her school, said Kare 11 News.

Miralles works in getting to know the students and the families personally, aiding in their transition, said Star Tribune.

When Miralles was 8, she moved to Miami from Venezuela and has experienced first-hand the difficulties and troubles that that a child goes through adjusting to a new school and a new language, said Kare 11.

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