Coffee Break: Songs for teachers

Jessica Davis was named Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
Jessica Davis, a South St. Paul educator, was named Minnesota Teacher of the Year. She poses for a portrait at Minnesota Public Radio on Monday, May 6, 2019. (Christine T. Nguyen | MPR News)

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day today, and a South St. Paul educator was recently named Minnesota Teacher of the Year (congrats to Jessica Davis, a math teacher from South St. Paul Secondary School).

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for teachers?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

Have an idea for a Coffee Break topic? Submit your idea for a future theme and browse past Coffee Breaks in our archive. Or, when you register for a Minnesota Public Radio account, you can send requests via Alexa, too Just say "Alexa, ask The Current to play Song by Artist" e.g. "Alexa, ask The Current to play Left of the Dial by The Replacements."

Songs played

Teenage Fanclub - Catholic Education
Rockpile - Teacher Teacher
Margaret Glaspy - Emotions And Math
Beastie Boys - Professor Booty
Mission of Burma - Academy Fight Song
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall, Pt. 2
New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
Alice Cooper - School's Out


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