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Oct 5, 2017

Rhode Island College Wins $1.1 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant

The RI Congressional delegation announced a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Education grant for Rhode Island College to provide opportunities for disadvantaged students to pursue doctoral studies.

Sep 14, 2017

Langevin Statement Opposing Republican Omnibus Spending Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement expressing his opposition to the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 211-198.

Aug 30, 2017

Delegation Announces $1.8 Million in Head Start Funding for Woonsocket

RI's Congressional delegation announced more than $1.8 million in federal funding to expand access to early childhood education and comprehensive services for children and families in Woonsocket.

Aug 24, 2017

YouthBuild Preparatory Academy Receives $1.1 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Labor

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation joined Anthony Hubbard, Executive Director of YouthBuild Preparatory Academy, in announcing a $1.1 million grant to provide educational opportunities and career development skills for at-risk Rhode Island students.

Jul 20, 2017

Langevin Leads Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Introduce the STEM to STEAM Act of 2017

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced the STEM to STEAM Act of 2017.

Jul 12, 2017

Langevin Joins Democrats in Unveiling Legislation to Expand Access to Higher Ed for Students with Disabilities

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined a group of Democratic lawmakers to introduce the Improving Access to Higher Education Act.

Jul 10, 2017

Langevin Co-Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Urging Sec. Mattis to Boost Cybersecurity Education in JROTC

U.S. Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI)joined colleagues in the House and Senate in sending a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis urging him to direct the Military Departments to incorporate cybersecurity into the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps curricula for high school students.

Jun 22, 2017

House Approves Perkins Reauthorization to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

The House passed bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve career and technical education and give Americans the skills they need to compete for in-demand jobs.

Jun 15, 2017

House Career & Technical Education Leaders Applaud Expansion of Apprenticeship Opportunities for American Workforce

Career & Technical Education (CTE) leaders in the House of Representatives welcomed President Trump’s executive actions to double federal funding for apprenticeship grants to close the skills gap and put more Americans to work

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.

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