More on Education

Dec 6, 2019

Langevin, Bipartisan Colleagues Demand Ed Dept. IG Investigation into Loan Forgiveness Process Following Alarming NPR Report

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Education urging the department’s acting inspector general, Sandra Bruce, to investigate the federal student loan discharge process for Americans with total and permanent disabilities (TPD).

Nov 22, 2019

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bill to Strengthen Career Counseling in Middle and High Schools

In recognition of National Career Development Week, Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, introduced the Counseling for Career Choice Act, bipartisan legislation that would make new investments in school counseling to better prepare students for educational and career opportunities.

Oct 15, 2019

Langevin Applauds Introduction of House Democrats’ Bill to Lower Cost of College

The College Affordability Act includes two provisions authored by Langevin to address shortage of English learner teachers and provide loan forgiveness for parents of disabled students.

Oct 11, 2019

Langevin Introduces Bill to Combat Disinformation and Foreign Interference in U.S. Political Process

Congressman Langevin introduced the Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy Act, a bill to strengthen media literacy and disinformation education.

Sep 18, 2019

Langevin Introduces SPELL Act to Address the Shortage of Teachers of English Learners in Rhode Island

Legislation would give qualified EL educators $17,500 in student loan forgiveness.

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.