More on Education

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.

Jun 26, 2018

Langevin Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Trump Travel Ban

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Trump v. Hawaii.

May 23, 2018

Langevin Introduces Legislation to Protect Children by Ensuring Guns Are Stored Safely

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced legislation to protect children from unsecured firearms.

May 9, 2018

East Greenwich Student Takes First in Congressman Langevin’s 18th Annual Art Competition

Congressman Langevin (D-RI) announced the results of the Second Congressional District 2018 High School Art Competition during a ceremony at the Warwick Mall.

Apr 25, 2018

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bill to Modernize National FFA Organization’s Charter

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) have introduced a bill to modernize the charter of the National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America) to better reflect agriculture education in the 21st Century.

Mar 27, 2018

Langevin, Portman Lead Joint Letter Urging Relief for Families with Disabled Students

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos requesting the discharge of Parent PLUS Loans taken out on behalf of students who become totally and permanently disabled.

Feb 7, 2018

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

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, introduced a resolution recognizing National CTE Month, which is celebrated every February.

Jan 31, 2018

Langevin Reaction to President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union Address

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Committees on Armed Services and Homeland Security, issued a statement in response to President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.

Jan 19, 2018

House Members Introduce Bill to Combat English Learner Achievement Gap

Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Alma Adams (D-NC), Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), and Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) introduced legislation to improve the instruction of English learners in prekindergarten, elementary and secondary school programs.