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Mark Reid, music teacher, nominated for $1 million Varkey Foundation award

Shane Foxman reports on Mark Reid, a music teacher in Vancouver, who has been nominated for an international teaching award worth $1 million.

Shane Foxman reports on a music teacher hitting high notes at Vancouver Technical Secondary School

Vancouver music teacher Mark Reid nominated for Varkey award 5:15

Mark Reid, the music director at Vancouver Technical Secondary School, has been nominated for a Varkey Foundation international teaching award worth $1 million.

The foundation, which promotes education globally, nominates educators from around the world for the prize annually. This year, Reid has made the final 50 nominees.

The winner will be announced in Dubai on March 16. Meanwhile, Shane Foxman reports from the school where Reid works his magic.


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