Sureka Taylor, a science teacher at The Champion School in DeKalb County, is a finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Established by Congress in 1983, the PAEMST are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government for K-12 math and science (including computer science) teaching. The award recognizes those teachers who develop and implement a high-quality instructional program that is informed by content knowledge and enhances student learning. National winners receive a certificate signed by the President and a $10,000 award from NSF.
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A child believed to be a missing 4-year-old boy was found dead late Friday morning in a wooded area about a half-mile from the Roswell apartment where his mother was discovered critically injured on Thursday.