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Chipotle is giving away $1 million worth of burritos to teachers in the US.

The sign for Chipolte Restaurant is seen February 8, 2016, in Fairfax, Virginia
This fast-casual chain is giving back to teachers by pledging to give over $1 million in free burritos to 2,000 school teachers. AFP via Getty Images

The company aims to "know" educators before the start of the school year. I'm here.

 Fast casual restaurant chain expects to give over $1 million in free burritos to 2,000 school teachers starting the week of Aug. 15. 

Teachers who received free burritos from Chipotle entered a nomination pool drawn from "Chipotle fans," including students. are excluded from , parents, family and friends — from Tuesday, August 9 to Friday, August 12.

Those who want to nominate her K-12 teacher as outstanding in life should tag their "favorite educator." — Leave a comment about the person's influence on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.

Each social media platform has a designated space where customers can submit entries.

Large sign for Chipotle Restaurant
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Nurture the world," Chipotle Chief Marketing Officer Chris Brandt said in a statement. 

He continued: ''

During August, Chipotle is also encouraging customers to round up their bills to her second highest amount.

By doing so, the restaurant chain can make a donation to 'build a better world' through support for the Kids In Need Foundation . Schools that are underserved.