Bipartisan Bill Encourages Schools to Expand Opportunities for Students in Career and Technical Education Courses
Jul 15, 2016
U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) today introduced a bill to give more high school students the opportunity to take career and technical education college courses that can help prepare them for success in the 21st century.
Senators: Educational equity for women and all students requires fair, responsive, fully developed campus sexual assault policies, knowledgeable administrators, with the shared goal of ending sexual violence on campuses
Jul 01, 2016
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with 30 Senators, sent a letter to the Departments of Education and Justice urging the agencies to ensure colleges and universities receiving federal funds adhere to new measures intended to help prevent sexual violence on campus and increase accountability for students' safety.
Bipartisan FAST Act Simplifies Financial Aid Application, Helps Families Understand Options to Pay for College
Jun 22, 2016
Following the conclusion of many high school and college graduations in Colorado and across the country, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is calling on Congress to pass provisions in the bipartisan FAST Act to help students better understand their financial options to attend college.
Ten of the Conservation Focused Job Training Programs will Operate in Colorado
Jun 07, 2016
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet applauded the announcement by the U.S. Forest Service and partners that they will invest more than $11 million to support work and training opportunities for more than 1,500 youth and veterans on national forests and grasslands in Fiscal Year 2016.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on reports that the Senate Appropriations Committee will include a measure to restore year-round eligibility for Pell Grant recipients in the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill.
Higher Education Event is the Third Stop on Bennets Pathways to Innovation Tour
Mar 31, 2016
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet toured the Galvanize Denver Campus and met with current students, former students, instructors, and companies including DISH and Zayo Group to talk about Galvanize's high-quality, innovative education programs.
Cosponsors Bill to Improve Response, Better Protect Students
Mar 18, 2016
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet has cosponsored a bipartisan bill to strengthen and improve the response to and reporting of sexual assaults that occur on campuses to better protect and empower students, while also protecting the rights of accused students.