H. RES. 253
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 8, 2015
Mr. Graves of Missouri (for himself, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Guinta, Mr. Engel, Mr. Rangel, Ms. Bordallo, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Meeks, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Costello of Pennsylvania, Mr. Barletta, Mr. Perlmutter, Ms. Tsongas, Mr. Honda, and Mr. Heck of Washington) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce
Recognizing the roles and contributions of America’s teachers to building and enhancing the Nation’s civic, cultural, and economic well-being.
Whereas education and knowledge are the foundation of America’s current and future strength;
Whereas the purpose of National Teacher Appreciation Week, held during May 4, 2015, through May 8, 2015, is to raise public awareness of the unquantifiable contributions of teachers and to promote greater respect and understanding for the teaching profession; and
Whereas students, schools, communities, and a number of organizations representing educators are hosting teacher appreciation events in recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Week: Now, therefore, be it
That the House of Representatives thanks and promotes the profession of teaching by encouraging students, parents, school administrators, and public officials to participate in teacher appreciation events during National Teacher Appreciation Week.