Support Physician Training in Community-Based Settings

From: The Honorable Niki Tsongas Sent By: tasha.kellett@mail.house.gov Date: 3/17/2015 Support Physician Training in Community-Based Settings Support the Teaching Health Center Program Cosigners: Tsongas, LaMalfa, Clarke, Cohen, Costa, Danny Davis, DeFazio, Garamendi, Gibson, Denny Heck, Mike Kelly, Peter King, Rick Larsen, McMorris Rogers, Tim Murphy, Quigley, Rangel, Roe, Ross, Rush, Schakowsky, Takano, Mike Thompson, Zinke […]

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Support Local Teachers and School Employees: Recognize the 93rd Annual American Education Week – November 16 – 22, 2014

This year our nation will celebrate the 93rd annual American Education Week from November 16-22, 2014. This special week is a wonderful opportunity for all Americans to celebrate public education and honor those individuals who are dedicated to ensuring that every child receives a quality education. The American Education Week recognizes all those who make a difference in our education system – from teachers to education support professionals to parents.

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Protect students from predatory practices

The ECMC Group recently announced its intention to buy 56 Corinthian College campuses. As outlined in a Bloomberg article, the ECMC Group is a company with no prior experience in operating an academic institution and its own checkered past in student lending.

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Support Local Teachers and School Employees: Recognize the 93rd Annual American Education Week – November 16 – 22, 2014

From: The Honorable David P. Joyce Sent By: Chris.Cooper@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 755 Date: 11/21/2014 Current Cosponsors (49): Reps. David P. Joyce, Mark Takano, Patrick Meehan, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Ruben Hinojosa, Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, Alan Lowenthal, Steve Cohen, Charles B. Rangel, Richard Hanna, Glenn Thompson, Jim McDermott, Barbara Lee, Yvette Clarke, John Conyers, Jr., Tim […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 4793, The Reducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act

Dear Colleague:
The cost of college applications often stands between veterans and their ability to access their Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits. That is why I ask you to join in cosponsoring the Reducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act (H.R.4793), bipartisan legislation that would allow veterans to use the educational benefits they have earned towards college application fees.

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Closing Today: More Guidance Needed for In-School BMI Screening

From: The Honorable Theodore E. Deutch Sent By: joel.richard@mail.house.gov Date: 10/24/2014 More Guidance Needed for In-School BMI Screening Letter Closes Today, 10/24 Current signers: Lewis, Ros-Lehtinen, Moran, Blumenauer, Cleaver, Castor, Ellison, Speier, Lance, Tonko Dear Colleague, Please join me in requesting additional research and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding in-school […]

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Discussion: Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Maker Movement

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: yuri.beckelman@mail.house.gov Date: 10/24/2014 On Thursday, November 18th, the Congressional Maker Caucus will host a panel to examine the role of women and underrepresented minorities in making and how to broaden participation and diversify the makeup of makers. The Maker Movement refers to the recent wave of tech-inspired, do-it-yourself […]

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Promote CBP Language Skills

Dear Colleague:
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers stationed at the air, sea and land ports of entry are in daily direct contact with international travelers who have limited English proficiency. Not only do language barriers delay processing of trade and travel at the ports, communication breakdowns can be dangerous to the public.

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