Inaugural Rather Prize Won by Austin Teacher for Idea to Improve Texas Education

Courtesy of KVUE News

An East Austin educator has been awarded the inaugural Rather Prize, which is meant to honor a Texas student, teacher or administrator with the best idea to improve Texas education.

Dr. Sanford Jeames is the coordinator of the health science program at Eastside Memorial High School, and he's determined to help his students take the first steps to success.

"What we try to do is provide our students with an opportunity to do more than just go to class," he said. "Students in our program can leave with five professional certifications."

Now he has a new tool to help them succeed.


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