Jason Chuong

Music Teacher, School District of Philadelphia ; Senior Lecturer, The University of the Arts

Jason Chuong, instrumental music teacher for the Philadelphia school district, has awakened the talent and excitement of his students on an $100 annual budget, gaining the attention and praise of President Obama, earning an audience with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, and selected as 1 of 50 teachers in American Teacher: Heroes in the Classroom by Katrina Fried, published this fall by Welcome Books ISBN 978-1-59962-127-2

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