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S.Res. 505 - Recognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States.

Introduced: 2018-05-10
Bill Status: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2629 S2630-2631; text: CR S2629)
 

Thanks the teachers of the United States and promotes the teaching profession by encouraging students, parents, school administrators, and public officials to participate in National Teacher Appreciation Week.

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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. RES. 505


    Recognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 10, 2018

    Ms. Collins (for herself, Mr. Brown, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Toomey, Mr. Daines, Mr. King, Mrs. Murray, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Carper, Ms. Hassan, Mr. Udall, Ms. Warren, Mr. Coons, Mrs. Feinstein, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Booker, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Donnelly, Mr. Durbin, Ms. Hirono, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Hoeven, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Jones, Ms. Cortez Masto, Mr. Murphy, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Hatch, Ms. Duckworth, and Mrs. Hyde-Smith) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to


RESOLUTION

    Recognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States.

    Whereas education and knowledge are foundational to the current and future strength of the United States;

    Whereas teachers and other education staff have earned and deserve the respect of their students and communities for the selfless dedication of the teachers and staff to community service and the futures of the children of the United States;

    Whereas the purposes of National Teacher Appreciation Week, celebrated from May 7, 2018, through May 11, 2018, are—

    (1) to raise public awareness of the unquantifiable contributions of teachers; and

    (2) 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

Resolved, That the Senate—

(1) thanks the teachers of the United States; and

(2) 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.


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