May 11, 2023
Dear Friends and Neighbors:
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Thriving public schools are the foundation of our economy and the heart of our communities. The statute establishing Alaska's schools reads "All students will succeed in their education and work, shape worthwhile and satisfying lives for themselves, exemplify the best values of society, and be effective in improving the character and quality of the world about them." Please take a moment to thank the educators you know, and the families they partner with, for their work toward this worthy goal.
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