2 North Bergen teachers appear on ‘Ellen’

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Two North Bergen teachers received the surprise of a lifetime when they were asked to appear on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

Earlier this year, the teachers launched a campaign to get Ellen to read to the children for Read Across America Week.

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The teachers were then asked to appear on Monday’s episode to talk about the students and all their hard work.

Walmart also donated $25,000 to the school.

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