President Obama honors the 2014 National and State Teacher of the Year and finalists — including Maine middle school teacher Karen MacDonald — on Thursday, thanking them for their hard work and dedication in the classroom.

MacDonald, a teacher at King Middle School in Portland, is Maine’s 2014 State Teacher of the Year.

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