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Newark Quitman Street Public School Principal, Staff to Join President Obama in National Teacher Appreciation Day and National Teacher Appreciation Week at the White House


The principal of Newark's Quitman Street Public School Mr. Erskine Glover and his staff will have their educational work recognized along with the work of hundreds of educators around the country on Tuesday at a white house reception hosted by President Obama.

In a release sent by The Office of the Press Secretary, President Obama proclaimed the week of May 3, 2016 as National Teacher Appreciation Week and National Teacher Appreciation Day from May 1, 2016 May 7, 2016.

"NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim May 3, 2016, as National Teacher Appreciation Day and May 1 through May 7, 2016, as National Teacher Appreciation Week. I call upon students, parents, and all Americans to recognize the hard work and dedication of our Nation's teachers and to observe this day and this week by supporting teachers through appropriate activities, events, and programs.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-ninth day of April, in the year of our Lord two thousand sixteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and fortieth."


Congratulations to Principal Glover, his staff, students, and parents for a job well done at Quitman Street Community School in Newark.