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U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump to highlight the important role career and technical education can play in bringing American workers into the 21st Century.
RI's Congressional delegation announced that preschool programs in the state will receive $6,043,131 from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services through the Preschool Development Grant Program.
The House passed H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, a bill championed by Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional CTE Caucus, and Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA).
The RI Congressional delegation announced that the University of Rhode Island has been awarded funding to support an expedition into the Arctic’s Northwest Passage.
Rhode Island's Congressional delegation announced that the Community College of Rhode Island has been awarded $781,718 from the Department of Education to help Rhode Islanders pursue post-secondary education.
RI's Congressional delegation cheered the announcement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez that Rhode Islander Andrew Cortés has been selected to lead the national Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship.
Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin announced that the URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography has been awarded funding from NOAAto support the school’s ocean monitoring.
Policymakers from across the aisle introduced the Strengthening Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the 21st Century Act, which authorizes and modernizes the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
Rhode Island’s federal delegation announced more than $1.8 million in grant funding for oceans research and coastal data archives at the University of Rhode Island.
Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation announced the State Council on the Arts, the City of Providence, FirstWorks, Community Musicworks, WaterFire, RiverzEdge, the RISD Museum, and Island Moving Company will share $1,084,500 in federal grants.