H. RES. 645
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 7, 2012
Mr. Kissell (for himself, Mr. Hanna, Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Graves of Missouri, and Mr. Loebsack) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Teacher Day.
Whereas the education of children in the United States is the foundation of the future success of the United States;
Whereas education is critical for the creation of an innovative workforce and for increasing the global competitiveness of the United States;
Whereas teachers help students cultivate the knowledge and principles necessary to be successful in life;
Whereas teachers are held to high expectations;
Whereas teachers help instill civic responsibility among students in the United States;
Whereas teachers deserve annual national recognition for their knowledge, selfless dedication to their profession, compassion, and sacrifice; and
Whereas the Tuesday of the first full week of May of each year is an appropriate day for the establishment of National Teacher Day: Now, therefore, be it
That the House of Representatives—
supports the goals and ideals of National Teacher Day; and
calls upon the people of the United States to observe such a day with appropriate ceremonies, programs, and activities.