Other Stories

From StoryCorps:

"People often come to StoryCorps with those who have made an impact on their lives. In this piece, we hear from a cabaret performer and his elementary school music teacher.

Russ King grew up outside of Minneapolis in the 1970s. He sat down with his music teacher,  Paige Macklin, 50 years later, to tell her about a choice she made, and how it changed his life."

Story tags: Elementary school, Music
Story added: Fri, 01/10/2020 - 20:02

With the support of teachers, Michael Atkins becomes the principal of Stedman Elementary School in Denver, Colorado.  He served as a custodian in the same district several years before. 

Story tags: Elementary school
Story added: Thu, 06/27/2019 - 22:09

Inspiring teacher stories about Les Brown, Emily Blunt, Maya Angelou, and Bill Gates.

Story tags: Elementary school, Middle school, High school
Story added: Tue, 05/21/2019 - 20:12

Teachers seldom hear from their former students. This student returned to say "thank you."

Story tags: High school, Science
Story added: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 21:17

Students reunite with the teachers who changed their lives.  

Story tags: Elementary school, Middle school, High school
Story added: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 20:59

In 2010, the New York Times asked students to describe the best teacher they every had and why. Here are their answers. 

Story tags: Elementary school, Middle school, High school
Story added: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 03:42

This story appears on former Senator Al Franken's Facebook page.  It's about his favorite teacher, Mrs. Molin, who taught fourth grade. 

Story tags: Elementary school
Story added: Sat, 05/11/2019 - 18:40