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US Teacher Honored for Shining Light on Polish Holocaust Hero

An American teacher responsible for bringing to light the story of a Polish woman credited with saving 2,500 Jewish children during World War II has been presented with the award that bears her name. Norman Conrad shepherded three high school students in rural Uniontown, Kansas, as they researched the life of Irena Sendler for a National History Day project. The research evolved into a play, Life in a Jar, in 1999. Poland's Culture Ministry and the San Francisco-based Taube...

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