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Today is National Teacher Day

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 6:27 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Take the time to thank a teacher, today is National Teacher Day. According to the National Education Association, the day began around 1944 when a teacher from Arkansas corresponded with political and education leaders, including Eleanor Roosevelt, about the need for a national day to honor teachers. In 1953, congress proclaimed a National Teacher Day.