US high school teacher who redesigned curriculum for her refugee students wins $1 million Global Teacher Prize

A Maryland high school teacher who has devoted her career to teaching immigrant children has been awarded the annual million-dollar (£745,670) Global Teacher Prize.

Keishia Thorpe teaches English to 17 and 18 year olds – of which 85% are Hispanic and 95% identify as low income.

She redesigned her curriculum to make it culturally relevant to her students, who are
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