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One Aurora teacher just became $25,000 richer.
Jennie Schmaltz, a third-grade teacher at Elkhart Elementary School, was surprised with a Milken Educator Award Wednesday — an honor that comes with a no-strings-attached prize of $25,000.
Legislation Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, introduced to re-instate the "Year-Round Pell" program picked up three new co-sponsors on Tuesday, according to the Library of Congress government information web site.
The program would provide supplemental Pell grants for summer and other nontraditional semesters.
The legislation -- HR 3180 -- had 46 co-sponsors, as of Thursday -- 25 Republicans and 21 Democrats.