Bennet, Gardner To DeVos: Extend Closed School Discharge Eligibility For Colorado Students

Senators Urge DeVos to Help Student Borrowers Misled By Accreditation Misrepresentation of Art Institute Of Colorado

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos urging her to extend the closed school discharge eligibility lookback period for Dream Center Education Holding’s (DCEH) Art Institute of Colorado and Illinois Institute of Art students who attended or withdrew on or after January 20, 2018.

Bennet Announces New Legislation to Expand Opportunities for Student Apprenticeship Programs

Student Apprenticeship Act Will Help Bridge Higher Education and Labor to Better Support Student Apprenticeships

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced he will soon introduce the Student Apprenticeship Act, new legislation to close the gap between higher education and labor by modernizing workforce training and accelerating the growth of registered apprenticeship programs nationwide.

Bennet Joins Colleagues in New Push to Renew Funding for Minority-Serving Institutions of Higher Education

Mandatory Federal Funding Expired on September 30 with No Senate Vote

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week joined U.S. Senators Doug Jones (D-Ala.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and a group of their colleagues in a new push to pass funding for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and other minority serving-institutions (MSIs).

Bennet, Colleagues Renew Call for HELP Committee Hearings on Hurricanes’ Impact on Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands

Committee Has Yet to Hold a Single Hearing on Islands’ Recovery One Year After Hurricanes Irma, Maria

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, with seven colleagues on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), today sent a letter to HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) to reiterate a request that the Committee hold hearings to assess the challenges faced by the health and educational systems of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.