Mary Prue Alley, Harding Academy, October 4, 2017

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She’s funny, energetic and passionate about numbers!

That’s what students love about Mary Prue Alley, a 6th and 7th grade math teacher at Harding Academy in Nashville.

After 40 year of teaching she still shapes lessons to challenge students to see math in exciting ways.

So we honor Mary Prue Alley as our News 2 Educator of the Week.

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