Bennet Urges Senate Leaders to Ensure All Students Can Continue Education Remotely During Coronavirus Crisis
The Current Public Health Emergency is Likely to Exacerbate a Longstanding “Homework Gap” Without Immediate Action by Congress
Mar 23, 2020Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), led 17 of their colleagues in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) urging them to support robust funding for all K-12 students to have adequate home internet connectivity if their schools close due to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in the next version of the coronavirus relief package.