Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced today -- National Teacher's Day -- that more than 4,000 teachers nationwide have received Teacher of the Year honors. The awards were given as part of the company's 12th annual Teacher of the Year program, and the winning teachers' schools received more than $4 million from the Wal-Mart & Sam's Club Foundation...
Since the Teacher of the Year program began in 1995, Wal-Mart has honored more than 25,000 teachers nationwide and donated more than $18.5 million to local schools. The company is one of the largest corporate supporters of teachers and education -- last year alone giving more than $57 million in support of educational initiatives.
But don't shop there. Right, NEA?
Via Right Wing Nation (see blogroll at left).