Education: Best Teacher

Who is the nation's best schoolteacher? How can anyone possibly tell? Nevertheless, a sensible, good-natured rural New Jersey schoolmarm was so designated last week. She found the idea "rather silly."

The "Best Teacher of 1946" is greying Mrs. Edith Creed Binker, 42, wife of an insurance man. Says she: "I'm just an ordinary teacher who got in a rut 22 years ago and has been polishing the groove ever since."

She was picked as follows: some 14,000 listeners to the Quiz Kids radio program nominated a favorite teacher, giving their written reasons.* A girl and a boy voted for Mrs. Binker. Three college...

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