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The eighth-graders from the Prestige Academy charter school in Wilmington didn’t have any trouble coming up with a list of characteristics that make a great teacher — exactly the kind of teacher that some of them hope to become someday.

The students were part of a daylong Success Through Education conference at the University of Delaware on March 17, designed to encourage interested teens to pursue a college degree and a teaching career. About 75 students, many of them from groups that are underrepresented in higher education, from six schools around Delaware attended the event with their teachers.

For the full story, see the UDaily article here.