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A few years ago, in an effort to celebrate all the work his students did in a matter of 70 hours, Barrington High School teacher Jason Burke decided to start a one-day summer school art show. “We have these awesome display cases here, and I thought, why not just use them?” he said. “Art curation is a huge career and if they’ve never hung work, they don’t even know it exists. So they get that, they get feedback on their work. It’s such a cool day.” Burke’s ability to engage students and make art relevant in their lives are just a few reasons why he has been named one of “The Suburbs’ Top Teachers,” a distinction awarded to outstanding suburban teachers by the Daily Herald.