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White House Social: Teacher Appreciation Week

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On Wednesday May 7, 2014, twenty-two educators from across the country gathered at the White House for the White House Social for National Teacher Appreciation Week.

Today, 22 educators from across the country were invited to the White House to take part in a White House Social for National Teacher Appreciation Week.

Social guests joined lifelong educator Dr. Jill Biden, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Eric Waldo, Executive Director and Policy Advisor for the First Lady's Reach Higher initiative, Kumar Garg of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Joining Forces Deputy Director Rory Brosius for a roundtable discussion on educational excellence and student preparedness. 

Join us in recognizing our teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week with the hashtag #ThankATeacher -- and stay tuned for the next Social at WhiteHouse.gov/Social