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President Ronald Reagan spoke of the value of exceptional mathand science teachers.

President Ronald Reagan with teacher and students in computer class

President Ronald Reagan recognized the value of exceptional math and science teachers when Congress created the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching in 1983. In this 1983 photo, he talks with teachers and students at Providence-St. Mel High School computer class in Chicago, Ill.

Credit: Courtesy Ronald Reagan Library

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