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Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos at the National Teacher of the Year Ceremony

Welcome to the White House.

I'm grateful for the members of the Council of Chief State School Officers and their work on behalf of students. I enjoyed our conversation earlier this month and look forward to continuing to work with you on ways we can ensure every student in America has access to a great education.

And I'm always so pleased to be with teachers, especially all of you here today—the best of the best! Congratulations and thank you for all that you do for your students.

Teachers do a lot. Some of which is visible, but much of which goes unseen.