More on Education

Feb 22, 2019

Langevin Bill to Support Agriculture Education Signed into Law

Legislation updates the FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America) charter to enable the organization to better serve its 669,000 student members.

Feb 12, 2019

Bipartisan Legislation will Improve Teaching for English Learners

Bill supports teacher preparation programs that prepare future educators for the growing non-native English-speaking student population.

Feb 11, 2019

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing National Career and Technical Education Month

Congressmen Langevin and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) introduced a resolution recognizing February as National Career and Technical Education Month.

Jan 22, 2019

House Passes Langevin, Thompson Bill to Modernize FFA

Legislation brings FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America) charter in line with other non-profits, strengthening agricultural education for its 669,000 student members.

Dec 4, 2018

New Legislation Aims to Bolster Cybersecurity Education Among Skilled Trades

Congressmen Langevin's and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson's (R-PA) bill would incorporate cybersecurity into curricula for students preparing for careers in critical infrastructure sectors.

Oct 18, 2018

URI Wins $746K for Aquaculture Worker Training at RI Sea Grant

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced $745,815 in NOAA funding to the Rhode Island Sea Grant program at the University of Rhode Island.

Oct 17, 2018

Experts Discuss Rhode Island’s English Learner Achievement Gap at RIC

Congressman Langevin hosted a panel discussion focused on improving educational outcomes for Rhode Island’s English learner (EL) student population.

Sep 26, 2018

Langevin Supports Defense, Labor, Health and Education Government Funding Package

Congressman Langevin voted today in favor of H.R. 6157, the legislative vehicle to fund the federal government.

Sep 10, 2018

Rhode Island Awarded $9 Million to Support Mental Health Services for Students

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation and Governor Gina Raimondo joined the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) to announce a $9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support stronger mental and behavioral health services for Rhode Island students.

Jul 25, 2018

Langevin Applauds Passage of Major Career and Technical Education Legislation

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, issued a statement after the House agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which now goes to the President for his signature.