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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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From our families to yours, Happy Thanksgiving!
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 22
.: “We know that when adults, particularly women, aren’t working, it has significant impacts on the economic security of families and communities beyond just the immediate loss of income.” # opioidcrisis
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 22
.: “It’s time we finally walk the walk, and address this crisis by providing resources to effective programs, as well as local programs that are built on science and medicine, not stigma or misperceptions.”
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 22
.: "This is a problem with a solution—if only we have the will and commit the resources."
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 22
Earlier this month, the Committee held a hearing on how the is impacting communities across the nation. To see more photos, click here:
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 21
Top Democrats, led by , raise concerns about rollback of civil rights under guise of religious freedom:
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 21
: For 45 Million Americans, Student Debt Could Be a Thing of the Past: Cmte Dems continue to fight for all students to have access to a meaningful degree that costs less money.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 21
RM : " has promised to protect the civil rights of all students. I urge her to make good on that promise by maintaining the Department’s evidence-based guidance on school discipline and civil rights enforcement.”
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 21
Last week, Ranking Member issued a statement on the closed-door meeting at ED to discuss undermining protections for students.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 21
Don’t miss ’s piece: “As school districts push for integration, decades-old federal rule could thwart them”
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 20
📺 defended DACA workers during ’s hearing this week.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 20
📺 Watch stand up for women and question about the Trump administration decision to roll back contraceptive coverage.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 20
📺 press on the importance of at hearing earlier this week.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 19
op-ed from how his apprenticeship in New Jersey shaped his future.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 19
Studies have shown that those who complete registered apprenticeship programs are estimated to earn $240,000 more over their careers.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 19
As part of National Apprenticeship Week, Committee Democrats hosted a roundtable discussion on how to expand apprenticeships to help more workers. See more photos here:
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 18
Read this letter from the National Coalition on School Diversity on removing outdated and harmful anti-integration language from FY 2018 budget.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 18
The Pell Grant is the most important tool we have to help low-income students afford . This congress, introduced the Pell Grant Preservation & Expansion Act to strengthen the Pell Grant program.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 18
In recognition of Transgender Awareness Week, here is a blog post from on and his to transgender Americans
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Ed & Workforce Dems Nov 17
See what Committee Democrats did this week to fight for !
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