district of columbia schools

Jacqueline Simms is interviewed after winning a  Milken Educator Award and $25,000. (Credit: Milken Family Foundation)

DC Teacher Wins $25K Prize from Education Foundation

What began as a routine assembly at Anne Beers Elementary in Southeast ended with a third grade teacher in tears as she realized the gathering was scheduled so she could be honored with a $25,000 prize for her efforts in education.