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Why I Couldn’t Leave Teaching

by David Nungaray

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Students & Communities

This is Why I Wanted to Become a Teacher

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Students & Communities

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Dara Bender

Teacher & Team Lead for Third Grade

Banning Lewis Ranch Academy

San Antonio, '15

Dara Bender is an educator and military spouse. She currently lives in Colorado Springs with her husband and their three children. Dara's husband, Brian, is in his 15th year of Active Duty. Dara was a 2015 corps member in San Antonio and spent three years teaching middle school science.

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