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'Granny,' America's Oldest Working Teacher, Charms Our Socks Off On Her 100th Birthday

Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

"See my two legs?" Agnes Zhelesnik, America's oldest working teacher, asks in the video above. "They still move." The home economics teacher, bette...

America's Oldest Teacher Won't Retire At 99 Years Old

Posted 01.20.2013 | Education

She's been a part of this world for nearly a century, but at 99 years old, Agnes Zhelesnik still isn't ready to retire. The country's oldest teache...

Chalk It Up To Experience: Meet A Group Of Teachers Still Going Strong After 60+ Years

Posted 06.13.2011 | Education

In a time when almost half of America's teachers call it quits after five years, there are a few octogenarians and nonagenarians who continue to inspi...