National Teacher Day

May 3 is National Teacher  Appreciation Day!

Today, President Obama welcomed 2011’s National and State Teachers of the Year to the White House Rose Garden for a reception in their honor. Read the recap, as well as the transcript of President Obama’s remarks, on the White House blog.

Also today, Education Secretary Arne Duncan encouraged people via video to participate in National Teacher Appreciation Day. He suggested dedicating your Facebook Status to a favorite teacher or tweeting a message using the hashtag #thankateacher.

You can also Thank a Teacher in the comments.

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