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Teacher of the Week

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Every week, DNAinfo.com Chicago goes straight to the head of the class. Our neighborhood reporters sit down with teachers in Chicago's public and private schools to discuss their educational philosophies and the challenges they face. Send your suggestions for Teacher of the Week to chicago-newsroom@dnainfo.com or call us at (312) 508-4300.

Chinatown »

St. Therese Chinese Catholic School instructor earned praise for instilling work ethic in her students.

North Lawndale »

Second-year teacher hopes to surpass first gift drive goal with more presents for holiday season.

Rogers Park »

Social Studies teacher donated his time to tutor students, even after they've left his classroom.

Uptown »

Anita Zajac visits student homes, raises scholarship money to help kids.