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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.

Jul 5, 2016

Reed, Whitehouse, Langevin Announce Ocean Observation Funding for URI

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.

Jun 28, 2016

Clark, Langevin, Nolan Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

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.

May 17, 2016

Federal Delegation Announces $1.8 Million for URI Oceans Research, Archives

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.

May 10, 2016

RI to Receive Over $1 Million to Support the Arts & Expand Cultural Education Opportunities

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.