Education

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  • Has made improving schools and colleges a top priority in Congress.
  • Supported successful student aid reform, which reduced student loan interest rates by cutting wasteful subsidies to banks and lending directly to students.
  • Increased the number and size of Pell Grant scholarships.
  • Wrote the Price Education Affordability Act, which gives parents and students a tax break on their education loans.
  • Authored and passed a law to help recruit top-quality teachers, modeled on North Carolina’s successful Teaching Fellows Program.
  • Authored the Advanced Technical Education Act, which strengthens high-tech worker training through community and technical colleges.
  • Supported the Every Student Succeeds Act’s common-sense reforms, which will help improve teacher quality and student performance.

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Has made improving schools and colleges a top priority in Congress.

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Supported successful student aid reform, which reduced student loan interest rates by cutting wasteful subsidies to banks and lending directly to students.

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Increased the number and size of Pell Grant scholarships.

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Wrote the Price Education Affordability Act, which gives parents and students a tax break on their education loans.

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Authored and passed a law to help recruit top-quality teachers, modeled on North Carolina’s successful Teaching Fellows Program.

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Authored the Advanced Technical Education Act, which strengthens high-tech worker training through community and technical colleges.

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Supported the Every Student Succeeds Act’s common-sense reforms, which will help improve teacher quality and student performance.