Making her dad proud: MLK Jr. School teacher named Jersey City educator of the year

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Magda Botros grew up in Egypt watching her father educate students year after year as a match teacher. So impressed, she decided to follow in his footsteps. Botros now feels she made her father, who passed last year, more than proud as the Jersey City school district named her Teacher of the Year for the 2021-22 school year. “My father taught me how to be the educator that I am,” Botros told The Jersey Journal. “At the time it didn’t resonate with me, but over the years and as I became an educator, you get flashbacks and remember things. “I have seen how he was with his students, he was very l…

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