TODAY: Briefing on DeVos’ Aggressive Deregulatory Agenda

Since her confirmation as Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has pursued an aggressive anti-regulatory agenda at the expense of some of our most vulnerable students including veterans, students of color, and low-income individuals. She has sought to undo
regulations put in place by the Obama Administration to protect students from bad actors in the career education industry and provide relief to students defrauded by them.  

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HAPPENING SOON: Briefing on DeVos’ Aggressive Deregulatory Agenda

Since her confirmation as Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has pursued an aggressive anti-regulatory agenda at the expense of some of our most vulnerable students including veterans, students of color, and low-income individuals. She has sought to undo
regulations put in place by the Obama Administration to protect students from bad actors in the career education industry and provide relief to students defrauded by them.  

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Cosponsor Bill to Combat Implicit Bias in Education

I invite you to become a cosponsor of the Combating Implicit Bias in Education Act (H.R. 6765), which would create a grant program for schools to train teachers, principals and other personnel on implicit bias, including with respect to actual or perceived
race, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, ethnicity and socioeconomic status.

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Affirm Congress’s Support for Ending Hate and Violence

October 12, 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Matthew Shepard, who was targeted and brutally attacked because of his sexual orientation. His murder was a shock to our nation, and brought Americans’ attention to the discrimination and threats
that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people face on a daily basis in our country.

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Over 170 Cosponsors – Support the Bipartisan Preventing Maternal Deaths Act

In September 2016, a
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology study highlighted an alarming trend – unlike in almost any other industrialized country, maternal deaths in the United States are on the rise. The maternal mortality rate — maternal deaths per 100,000 live births
— increased to 35.8 in 2014, up from 17.7 in 2000. The United States is ranked 47th globally for its maternal mortality rate.

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Briefing on DeVos’ Aggressive Deregulatory Agenda

Since her confirmation as Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has pursued an aggressive anti-regulatory agenda at the expense of some of our most vulnerable students including veterans, students of color, and low-income individuals. She has sought to undo
regulations put in place by the Obama Administration to protect students from bad actors in the career education industry and provide relief to students defrauded by them.  

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Briefing on DeVos’ Aggressive Deregulatory Agenda

Since her confirmation as Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has pursued an aggressive anti-regulatory agenda at the expense of some of our most vulnerable students including veterans, students of color, and low-income individuals. She has sought to undo
regulations put in place by the Obama Administration to protect students from bad actors in the career education industry and provide relief to students defrauded by them.  

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Over 170 Cosponsors – Support the Bipartisan Preventing Maternal Deaths Act

In September 2016, a
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology study highlighted an alarming trend – unlike in almost any other industrialized country, maternal deaths in the United States are on the rise. The maternal mortality rate — maternal deaths per 100,000 live births
— increased to 35.8 in 2014, up from 17.7 in 2000. The United States is ranked 47th globally for its maternal mortality rate.

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