Reps. Graves, Loebsack Introduce Resolution Honoring America's Teachers

Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Representative Sam Graves (MO-06) and Representative Dave Loebsack (IA-02), introduced a resolution in Congress to honor teachers. H. Res. 363 recognizes the contributions of America’s teachers to buildingand enhancing the Nation’s civic, cultural, and economic well-being.

National Teacher Appreciation Week runs May 6th through May 10th this year.

“We all owe a debt of gratitude to teachers everywhere,” said Congressman Graves. “Our teachers have a meaningful and lasting impact on our lives. They continually go above and beyond to help students become upstanding citizens. Teacher Appreciation Week is a great opportunity to recognize the vital role that teachers fulfill in our country.”

“I am pleased to help honor teachers across the nation for their hard work and dedication to ensuring our future generations have the knowledge and tools necessary to be successful,” said Congressman Loebsack. “As someone who was raised in poverty, I owe much of my success to the teachers who helped me pull myself up and encouraged me to make something of myself. We owe a debt of gratitude to the teachers across the nation and this Teacher Appreciation Week, I am delighted to help honor their work and shine a light on all that they do for our students.”