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Native American woman is Arizona’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

 Lynette Stant (Photo: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community)
Lynette Stant (Photo: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A woman who teaches third-graders from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community is the first Native American to be named Arizona Education Foundation’s teacher of the year.

Lynette Stant teaches at Salt River Elementary, a Bureau of Indian Education school located in the community near Scottsdale.

Stant’s recognition as Arizona’s top teacher was announced Thursday. A member of the Navajo Nation, she’s the first Native American to receive the recognition in the award’s 37- year history . . .

Read more by Associated Press at Fox10

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