Maine Teacher Receives Prestigious Award 

The prestigious Milken Family Foundation Educator Award was presented to an alternative teacher in Maine. Education Commissioner, Sue Gendron announced that Richard Meserve won this years award along with the $25,000 cash prize.Richard Meserce is a teacher at The REAL School in Falmouth, which is part of the Windam-Raymond school district. This school offers education for thoes with behaviorial, emaotional and learning disabilities. The Milken Family Foundation this year will award more than $1.2million to more than 50 educators across the nation.