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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 Aug 17
Here's how the actually turned out: ✔️ Wages have remained stagnant ✔️ Corporations are buying back their own stock ✔️ CEOs and stockholders are enjoying record paydays ✔️ National debt is skyrocketing
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 15
if Judge Kavanaugh is confirmed to the Supreme Court? A woman’s right to choose a safe and legal abortion.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 15
New Poll: Paid family leave is the most important benefit for American workers. 58% of U.S. workers (including 64% of millennials) want paid family leave from their employers. Reminder: The is cosponsored by 156 .
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 14
Replying to @edworkforcedems
You can see more responses to the Act here: . Read about our comprehensive higher education plan here: .
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 14
Replying to @APLU_News
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities () President Peter McPherson says the Act includes a number of provisions that APLU supports and has advocated for over the years.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 14
Replying to @CCTrustees
J. Noah Brown of the Association of Community College Trustees () says the federal investments in the Act “would greatly benefit community colleges and their students.”
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 14
Replying to @NEAToday
The National Education Association () says the Act would give all students the opportunity to “achieve the dream of a postsecondary degree.”
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 14
Replying to @rweingarten
AFT President Randi Weingarten () says the Act “takes important steps forward” compared to the GOP Act that “takes a giant leap backwards.”
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 14
Replying to @YoungInvincible
Young Invincibles () says the Act would make our higher education system “more affordable, accessible, and responsive to today's students.”
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 14
Replying to @ACEducation
The American Council on Education () says the Act includes many ideas that “have the strong support of the higher education community.”
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 14
Replying to @TICAS_org
The Institute for College Access and Success () says the Act moves us toward a system that “works better for students, families, and taxpayers."
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 14
Three weeks ago today, we unveiled the Act - a Democratic vision for a higher education system that provides every student a path to a quality debt-free degree that leads to a rewarding career. Here's what experts in higher education are saying about it...
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 13
They wrote: "Any restrictions that prohibit workers from contributing their own wages and benefits that support their health and well-being would both harm the workers and jeopardize the quality of care they provide for seniors and people with disabilities.”
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 13
Just now: Ranking Members and submit public comment opposing administration's proposed rule, which would make it harder for home health care workers to direct their own wages to support their union.
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Nancy Pelosi Aug 10
Rep. & have a vision for the future of higher education. The , gives every student the opportunity to earn a quality, debt-free degree that leads to a rewarding career. It's .
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 10
Statement from Ranking Member : "An Education Department run by former senior for-profit college officials is once again using its authority to direct taxpayer money to low-quality for-profit institutions that fail to prepare students for good-paying jobs."
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 10
Replying to @BetsyDeVosED
Remember: According to the Education Department's **own analysis** this decision will cost taxpayers nearly $5 billion.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 10
Once again, is propping up low-quality for-profit colleges at the expense of students and taxpayers.
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NACAC Wonk Aug 9
ICYMI: Two weeks ago, Representative . introduced H.R. 6543, the Act. See the thread below to learn more about why supports this legislation.
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Ed & Workforce Dems Aug 8
Replying to @NPWF
In contrast, a whopping 3% said they would support a plan – like the Rubio-Wagner bill – that funds paid leave by allowing leave-takers to draw early from Social Security.
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