Have you thanked your teacher this year?

Every year at this time, I like to remind people to take a moment — even have their children take a moment — to write a note of thanks to their teachers.
“Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.” — Haim Ginott
“Public education rests precariously on the skill and virtue of the people at the bottom of the institutional pyramid.” — Tracy Kidder
“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” — Jacques Barzun
“Teachers appreciate being appreciated, for teacher appreciation is their highest award.” — William Prince