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“If Ms. Perez can do it, I can do it!”

Shakira Perez, winner of the 2020 Teacher of the Year Award for Hartford Public Schools hopes the recognition gives students something to strive for; an example “of what you can achieve with hard work and perseverance”, she tells CTLatinoNews.com (CTLN). It’s a feat that comes with additional meaning for her, “…to be an Afro-Latina (and) Teacher of the Year means that my students can look in the mirror and say, “If Ms. Perez can do it, I can do it!”https://ctlatinonews.com/if-ms-perez-can-do-it-i-can-do-it/

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