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Inventor Jim West learned the value of mentorship and service to others at a young age. He talked to @USPTO about his journey of innovation and his passion for mentoring students:

#NationalMentoringMonth

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On April 30, 1789, George Washington delivered the first Presidential inaugural address. πŸ’¬

@DocsTeach shares the document in full and describes the first inauguration day. πŸ“ƒ

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Replying to @ED_Sped_Rehab: During the last two years, OSERS Office of Special Education Programs released 13 briefs to address and enhance state an…

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@CDCgov has info for you on making decisions about students attending in-person school during the COVID-19 pandemic

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During the last two years, OSERS Office of Special Education Programs released 13 briefs to address and enhance state and local efforts to attract, prepare and retain effective personnel to serve children with disabilities. View briefs and other resources:

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Replying to @TeachtoLead: In 2020, we saw educators go above & beyond to meet the needs of their students while adjusting to new learning environmen…

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NEW: @CCSSO is proud to introduce the 2021 State Teachers of the Year!

Visit to learn more about who will represent your state. #NTOY21

In 2020, we saw educators go above & beyond to meet the needs of their students while adjusting to new learning environments! We are honored to recognize the 2021 State Teachers of the Year, head over to to learn more about this year’s class! #NTOY21

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Interested in learning about past inaugurations? Visit @DocsTeach for images and primary sources about previous U.S. inaugurations:

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Looking for ways your family can explore Martin Luther King, Jr's work? We've identified a handful of activities that may be helpful. #MLKDay

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Today we celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., a man whose commitment to equality for all people changed the world. #MLKDay

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Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is recognized today for his birthday and for his role as a mentor.

#InternationalMentoringDay

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Different hazards and threats can pose danger in schools. Learn more about topics, such as cybersecurity, bullying and abuse; and how to address them to keep students safe.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. On Monday, we honor him and his life’s work. We've identified a handful of activities that may be good ways to help families explore the significance of King’s work. #MLKDay

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#OTD in 1892, James Naismith unveiled the rules of what was then a new sport – the game of basketball!

@LibraryCongress found the only known recording of Naismith. Read about it or listen to the recording:

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One more month until we get to host Katie Munn from @USNatArchives speaking about the Constitution and the powers of the President. Sign up today, or check out our full schedule of events running January - March 2021.

Register here!

Replying to @DocsTeach: A free online program on January 19! "The Constitution & Presidential Powers" β€” students will discover the powers of the pr…

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Do you work in school nutrition? @CDCgov has tips and info on how to protect yourself and slow the spread of COVID-19 πŸ‘‡

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ED announced more than $4B in additional #COVID19 emergency relief available to states to ensure learning continues for students of all ages and at all schools. Funds are authorized by Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.

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We are excited to congratulate the 95 finalists in the $750,000 #RethinkAdultEd Challenge! πŸŽ‰

These #AdultEducation providers will have access to expert support and digital resources as they develop program proposals.

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FREE webinar on January 21 at 3 pm CT with @RELsouthwest! They will talk on collective trauma and supporting the well-being of students and school staff.

#MentalWellnessMonth

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Today, ED announced an additional $21B is now available to institutions of higher education to serve students and ensure learning continues during the pandemic. Funding is allocated to Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II by the CRRSAA signed in Dec.

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Replying to @NatGeoEducation: Celebrate #MLKDay with our resources:

Review the impact of the March on Washington:

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Celebrate #MLKDay with our resources:

Review the impact of the March on Washington:

Understand the importance of the Voting Rights Act:

Explore an activity about the politics of place-naming:

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A free online program on January 19! "The Constitution & Presidential Powers" β€” students will discover the powers of the president, including powers shared with or checked by the legislative & judicial branches. Register at

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