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The Great American Teach-Off 2013: Voting Opens Today

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After receiving hundreds of nominations from across the country, GOOD and University of Phoenix are proud to announce the twenty finalists for the Great American Teach-Off 2013.

From New Hampshire to Minnesota to California, innovative teachers in grades K through 6 and grades 7 through 12 are competing to each win one $10,000 classroom grant. And starting from March 4 noon PT, they need your help to win.

Every Monday from now through April 7, we'll upload a new video at noon PT from the finalists. Over the course of five weeks, you can watch teachers respond to questions about how they're transforming education in their classrooms, then vote for your favorite educator to advance to the next round.

For week one, you have until March 10 at midnight to make your vote count. You can vote up to once a day during each weekly voting period. The two teachers with the fewest votes each week will be eliminated, until we have one last teacher standing in each grade set.

See the ten finalists in grades K through 6 and 7 through 12 answering this week's question: How are you an innovative teacher? Then, vote for your favorite and spread the word.

Let's help one deserving teacher continue their good work, one student at a time.

You can join the conversation with this challenge on Twitter at @GOODmkr and @TeachOff via #teachoff.

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