Briefing Tomorrow – Expanding Apprenticeships in the US: Learning from German Experiences

By now, your office should have received an invitation to a lunch briefing on Wednesday, January 17th entitled, Expanding Apprenticeships in the US: Learning from German Experiences. As co-chairs of the Congressional Career and Technical
Education Caucus, we hope you and your staff will join us for this important discussion. For more information and to register, please see the full invitation below.

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Help Improve Access to Higher Education for Students with Disabilities

Please join us as a cosponsor of the Improving Access to Higher Education Act – the first – ever comprehensive legislation specifically addressing the needs of students with disabilities in higher education. This bill would amend the Higher Education Act
(HEA) to promote college access and completion for students with disabilities.  Regardless of disability, the more you learn, the more you earn, and all students need some form of credential to find a job and succeed in our knowledge-based economy. Since the
early 1990s and the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), federal law has been clear – individuals with disabilities have a right to fully participate in society, live independently, and gain economic self-sufficiency. Despite some progress
in the early 1990s and passage of the American Disabilities Act to provide equitable opportunities, higher education policy is still not cutting it.

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