More on Education

Jul 15, 2019

RI Delegation Announces Over $2 Million in Early Head Start Funding

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced a $2,031,812 grant to provide Rhode Island child development and family support services to low-income infants, toddlers, pregnant women and their families.

Jun 19, 2019

Langevin Votes for $983 Billion Government Funding Package

The “minibus” appropriations package includes the fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; Defense; State; and Energy and Water appropriations bills.

Jun 19, 2019

Langevin, Bonamici, Stefanik Introduce Bills to Promote Art, Design in STEM Education

The two bills promote creativity and innovation by integrating art and design into programs that support STEM education.

May 30, 2019

Langevin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Safeguard Research from Foreign Espionage

Legislation will protect universities in Rhode Island and across the country from spying while maintaining support for international students.

May 2, 2019

Langevin Statement on Trump Cybersecurity Workforce Executive Order

Executive Order highlights need for training on cyber physical systems as addressed in Langevin’s Cybersecurity Skills Integration Act.

May 1, 2019

Bipartisan Letter Urges Funding for Workforce Development in Infrastructure Bill

Members of Congress request set-aside for investments in career and technical education and apprenticeships.

Apr 9, 2019

Langevin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Discharge Student Loans of Parents of Disabled

Legislation extends disability loan forgiveness to Parent PLUS Loan program.

Mar 7, 2019

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bill to Strengthen Cybersecurity Education in CTE Programs

Bipartisan legislation provides resources to develop career and technical education curricula that incorporate cybersecurity training.

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.

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