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President Biden Issues Teacher Proclamation

Teacher Appreciation Week

President Biden proclaimed May 7, 2024, as National Teacher Appreciation Day and May 6 through May 10, 2024, as National Teacher Appreciation Week. In his proclamation, the President emphasized the crucial role teachers play in shaping the nation's future by nurturing students, passing on knowledge, and inspiring them. He highlighted his administration's support for teachers, including funding for school reopening, gun safety legislation to protect teachers, and efforts to alleviate teachers' student debt burden. The President also proposed further investments in education, including increasing teacher salaries, supporting pathways into the teaching profession, and eliminating origination fees on federal student loans. He stressed the importance of recognizing teachers' dedication and urged all Americans to show gratitude and support for educators.


To view the proclamation, go here.

Posted:  13 May, 2024

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