School teachers are often dismissed as being elementary. But we don’t realize is that they must be celebrated for being truly elementary. They are the foundation for our children becoming self-sufficient adults. And given the facts about Government schools, the struggle in imparting quality education is only bigger. T R Nagamani is a passionate school teacher and has been educating children for over 35 years in various government schools in the city. She makes it her personal responsibility to educate and groom children from underprivileged backgrounds. She has been a warrior fighting within the system to ensure the future citizens of the country have access to quality education.