Governor Declares 2013 The Year To Recognize Schools’ Class Acts
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Posted: January 4, 2013
By EMILY SHARRER
Eighth-grade algebra teacher Kara Velez checks homework Thursday afternoon at Wilbur Pence Middle School in Dayton. It was the first day of school after Christmas break. Gov. Bob McDonnell has proclaimed 2013 the “year of the teacher,” calling on Virginians to “do more to recognize and appreciate these professionals.” (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
HARRISONBURG — On top of his announcement of his K-12 legislative priorities for the coming year, Gov. Bob McDonnell proclaimed Thursday that 2013 is “the year of the teacher.”