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Pasco Teacher is State's Teacher of the Year

PASCO, Wash.- A local teacher gets Washington state's highest honor for education.

Pasco High teacher Laura Jones is Washington state's Teacher of the Year.

Jones is a marketing teacher and instructional coach at the high school.

The award means she'll spend a year traveling the state as an ambassador for teachers.

She's also been nominated for National Teacher of the Year.

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