More on Education

May 23, 2017

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal to Congress.

May 4, 2017

Langevin Joins Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Introduce Career and Technical Education Legislation

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined several of his colleagues in leading the introduction of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

May 3, 2017

Langevin Statement on Passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 309-118.

May 1, 2017

Langevin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Provide Student Loan Forgiveness to Parents of Disabled Children

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the PLUS Loan Disability Forgiveness Act, legislation that would provide debt relief for parents whose children become permanently disabled.

Mar 7, 2017

Langevin, Thompson Encourage White House to Support Career and Technical Education

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.

Nov 30, 2016

RI to Receive $6 Million for Early Education

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.

Sep 13, 2016

House Passes Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

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).

Sep 1, 2016

RI Delegation Announces $2,995,000 for URI Research Expedition to Arctic’s Northwest Passage

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.

Aug 16, 2016

Delegation Announces $781,718 Grant to Help CCRI Aid Students

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.

Aug 5, 2016

Andrew Cortés Selected to Lead National Apprenticeship Advisory Committee

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.

Pages