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Tacoma teacher is finalist for national teacher of the year
SEATTLE (AP) -- A Tacoma high school social studies teacher is a finalist for national teacher of the year. Nathan Gibbs-Bowling is one of four finalists named by Council of Chief State School Officers. Also on the list are teachers from California, Connecticut and Oklahoma. The winner of the national contest will be announced in April. The teacher will spend a year traveling the country working as an ambassador for education and teachers.