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Official Twitter account for the House Committee on Education & the Workforce Democrats. RTs & follows are not endorsements from RM Scott nor the Committee.
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Ed & Workforce Dems 20h
Replying to @edworkforcedems
📺 Experts and advocates discuss the use of restraint and seclusion in America’s schools and talk about the bicameral legislation introduced today to limit these harmful practices.
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Ed & Workforce Dems 20h
The Keeping All Students Safe Act, introduced by , , , and , makes it illegal for any taxpayer-funded school to seclude children, and limits when students can be physically restrained.
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Ed & Workforce Dems 20h
Secluding students and physically restraining students in school are proven to be dangerous, ineffective practices. Yet, in a recent school year, 70,000 students with disabilities were secluded or restrained in public schools. Today, Dems introduced a bill to protect students.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 11
Reminder: From now until December 15, go to to find an affordable health insurance plan for you and your family.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 9
Last month, Ranking Member released a report that revealed deep inequities in our education system. Here is a breakdown of how students from poorer communities are locked out of higher education opportunities:
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 8
Replying to @edworkforcedems
To learn more, click here: .
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 8
Replying to @edworkforcedems
Unfortunately, the promise of an affordable education is still out of reach for millions of students. That is why Democrats recently introduced the Aim Higher Act, which offers every student has a path to a debt-free degree or credential that leads to a rewarding career.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 8
Fifty-three years ago today, when President Johnson signed the Higher Education Act into law, he said it meant 'a high school senior anywhere in this great land of ours can apply to any college in any of the 50 states and not be turned away because [their] family is poor.'
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 7
Replying to @BobbyScott
Click here to read Ranking Member 's full statement on the election results: .
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 7
RM : "While elections are defined by what makes us different, governing should be guided by the values and aspirations we share. The desire for access to a quality education, a good job, and affordable health care for ourselves and our families are universal values."
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 4
Higher education should be more accessible, not less. The Democrats’ provides every student a path to a debt-free degree by helping states make public college tuition more affordable.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 3
This is the perfect description of the GOP’s higher education plan: “Awesome for shady for-profit colleges but atrocious for students.” Act
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 2
The Dept of Labor is proposing to change child labor laws, endangering both workers and patients. , , and are questioning the Dept’s use of unscientific, undisclosed data to justify these changes.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 2
Need to ? From now until December 15, visit to find a plan that provides you with high-quality, affordable health care.
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Rep. Bobby Scott Nov 2
Republicans should stop lying about their record on protecting people with pre-existing conditions.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 1
Today is Day, the day when Latina pay catches up to that of White, non-Hispanic men from the previous year. That is unjust. We must pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would strengthen workplace protections and expand opportunities all workers.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 1
Open enrollment in starts today! Make sure you .
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Ed & Workforce Dems Oct 31
A new report reveals that poor nutrition in the first 2 years of life can cause long-term health issues, including increased risk of hospitalization. Reminder: The House GOP Farm Bill would cut SNAP benefits for more than 1 million families.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Oct 30
From Ranking Member : "The Restoring Justice for Workers Act protects employees' fundamental right to have their day in court and join with their co-workers to hold companies accountable for unlawful conduct.”
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Ed & Workforce Dems Oct 29
In September, Secretary DeVos inexplicably changed the College Scorecard to make it harder for students to evaluate and compare colleges. Today, top House Democrats are calling on the Department to reverse those changes.
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