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11th Grader Molly Cahill Wins International Student Art Competition Honoring Unsung Heroes from History

ArtEffect Project
11th Grader Molly Cahill of Independence High School in Spring Hill, TN has won this year's $7,500 grand prize in the ArtEffect Project.

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Education Commission of the States Honors Lowell Milken with James Bryant Conant Award for Landmark Contributions to American Education

Lowell Milken is the 2017 recipient of the James Bryant Conant Award.
LMC founder Lowell Milken has been named the 2017 recipient of the James Bryant Conant Award, one of education’s most prestigious honors.

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Schools Continue to Segregate Us Sixty Years after Little Rock Nine; Teach Us All Premieres at SXSWedu®

Teach Us All premiers at SXSWedu® on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.
Sixty years after the Little Rock Nine desegregated Central High School, Teach Us All investigates how far we've come and where do we go from here?

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$14,500 in Cash Prizes Given in International Discovery Award Competition

Check out all the outstanding winning projects from the 2016 LMC Discovery Award Competition.

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LMC’s Hall of Unsung Heroes Opens Doors to History

Over 200 dignitaries and visitors from around the world attended the May 24 grand opening.

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Hall of Unsung Heroes to Open in Fort Scott in May 2016

The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes in Fort Scott, Kansas
The 6,000 square foot exhibit hall will help revitalize the historic downtown at the crossroads of America.

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Unsung Heroes Art Competition Awards $7,500 Grand Prize to Georgia 9th Grader

A Georgia ninth grader has won the $7,500 grand prize in the inaugural Unsung Heroes Art Competition, an international contest for students in grades 6-12.

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LMC Fellow Nathan Gibbs-Bowling Named 2016 WA Teacher of the Year

Latest in series of prestigious awards for the Tacoma-based educator.

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Topeka Students Claim $10,000 Top Prize in International Discovery Award Competition

Seaman High School students Hailey Reed and Andrea Sodergren won the $10,000 Grand Prize in LMC's 2015 Discovery Award competition, and LMC gave out its first-ever Founder's Award to honor Washburn Rural High students.

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Final Week of LMC Fellows Program Unites Six Exemplary Educators

For the fourth and final week of the LMC Fellows Program (June 29-July 3), LMC welcomes six diverse educators, including the 2013 Pacific Teacher of the Year.

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