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Democrats Advance Bailout for Locked-Down, Poorly Managed States with No Strings Attached

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By: Committee on Oversight and Reform Press Release WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) issued the following statement after Democrats advanced a $350 billion bailout for state and local governments and $570 million in additional paid leave for federal and postal workers. The partisan legislation passed the Oversight Committee without a single Repu... Read more »

Grothman Introduces Bill to Help Alleviate Excessive Student Loan Debt

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Congressmen Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) has officially introduced the Responsible Borrowing Act. This bill will help alleviate excessive student loan debt by allowing institutions of higher education to implement guard rails on how much money students can borrow. Some people take decades to repay their loans and agonize over how much money they borrowed. Some realize that they are putting their life o... Read more »

Grothman on Committee’s Higher Education Bill

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Over the last three days, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) has taken part in the Committee on Education and Labor’s markup of H.R. 4674, the so-called College Affordability Act. H.R. 4674 is a large bill that would bring about sweeping changes to the U.S. higher education system. It has received zero Republican cosponsors and key Republican amendments were rejected in committee. Grothman ... Read more »

Grothman Introduces Competency-based Education Act

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) has introduced H.R. 3422, the Competency-based Education Act. This bill provides the framework needed for universities to more easily and effectively provide CBE to students. Grothman has been joined by fellow Wisconsin Congressmen Mike Gallagher (WI-08) and Bryan Steil (WI-01), who are both original cosponsors of the bill. A major concern in America is th... Read more »

Grothman on Debt, Learning and Re-evaluating Higher Education

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This week, at a House Education and Labor Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) questioned experts about competency-based education (CBE). A major concern in America is the amount of student loan debt students acquire when seeking a traditional four-year college degree. In Wisconsin, the average student graduates with nearly $30,000 of debt. CBE alleviates this by allowing s... Read more »

Grothman Finds Truth About Conditions in Urban Schools

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This week, at a House Education and Labor Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) questioned experts about the conditions of urban school districts and why they often have lower graduation rates and more criminal activity than their suburban and rural counterparts. The bulk of Grothman’s questioning focused on Mr. Dion Pierre, who has attended schools in both rural and urban d... Read more »

Grothman Asks Secretary DeVos About Department Priorities

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Today, at a House Education and Labor Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) questioned Department of Education (DOE) Secretary, Betsy DeVos, about Department of Education Priorities. Grothman focused on two specific topics. First, her plans to ensure individuals with disabilities have more choices in their employment opportunities. Second, her plan to promote dual enrollment... Read more »

Grothman Questions Secretary DeVos

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) this week questioned U.S. Department of Education (DoE) Secretary Betsy DeVos about the policies and priorities of the DoE in a Committee on Education and the Workforce Hearing. Grothman urged Secretary DeVos to invest more energy into helping individuals with disabilities by solving the Competitive Integrated Employment problem. Grothman also asked Secret... Read more »

Grothman Introduces Make Schools Safe Again Act

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today, along with 13 original cosponsors, introduced the Make Schools Safe Again Act. This bill would prohibit the Secretary of Education or the Attorney General from authorizing agreements between schools and law enforcement agencies to encourage the non-reporting of criminal activity of students. “If a student commits, or is suspected of committing a cri... Read more »

Grothman Introduces Student and Teacher Safety Act

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah), along with Congresswoman Karen Handel (R-GA), today introduced the Student and Teacher Safety Act. This bill would allow schools more flexibility with existing federal funds to make physical safety improvements to campus facilities, support local education programs aimed at improving school safety and security and assist in coordination between schools an... Read more »

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