PBS NewsHour

National Teacher of the Year on the joys, challenges his job

Clip: 05/01/2022 | 4m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

The White House last week honored high school history teacher Kurt Russell from Oberlin, Ohio, who in April was named 2022 National Teacher of the Year. Geoff Bennett recently spoke with Russell about why he chose teaching, what inspires his students and how the new recognition changes his approach to the job.

Aired: 05/01/22

Rating: NR

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