Education & Workforce

Strengthening Aid for Military Students

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Strengthening Aid for Military Students

With bipartisan support, we were able to strengthen Impact Aid, important North Country school funding for our military families in the Fort Drum community. 

Putting Control of Education Back in Local Hands

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Putting Control of Education Back in Local Hands

I’m proud of my work on the Every Student Succeeds Act that provided the first update to No Child Left Behind in the last decade and will give power […]

Working to Secure Our Schools

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Working to Secure Our Schools

I helped pass the STOP School Violence Act that invests in early intervention and prevention programs to stop school violence before it happens. This legislation will create grants to […]

Making College More Accessible and More Affordable

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Making College More Accessible and More Affordable

As the first member of my immediate family to graduate from college, I understand how important college affordability is to students. My year-round Pell Grant initiative was successfully signed […]

Addressing Student Loan Debt

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Addressing Student Loan Debt

Overwhelming student loan payments are holding millions back from buying homes, starting families, and saving for retirement. I’ve worked with my colleagues to introduce legislation that provides graduates and […]

Advancing Our North Country Workforce by Promoting STEAM Education

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Advancing Our North Country Workforce by Promoting STEAM Education

One issue I hear from businesses is their desire to find more employees who are not only technically proficient, but that can also think outside the box and possess […]

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