On Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act Reforms, Senators Call on Administration to Hold Colleges and Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus

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”

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.

Following Graduation Season, Bennet Calls for Passage of Bill to Provide Financial Literacy, College Aid Info for Students

Bipartisan FAST Act Simplifies Financial Aid Application, Helps Families Understand Options to Pay for College

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.
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.

Bennet, Galvanize Students, and Employers Highlight College Affordability Bill

Higher Education Event is the Third Stop on Bennet’s Pathways to Innovation Tour

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.

Bennet Joins Bipartisan Push to Combat Campus Sexual Assault

Cosponsors Bill to Improve Response, Better Protect Students

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.