CU Denver Wins $8.5 Million Five-Year Teacher Preparation Grant

Grant Will Help Recruit, Prepare, Retain Rural and Urban Teachers

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that the University of Colorado Denver has won a five-year grant totaling $8,523,405 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Teacher Quality Partnership Grant program. CU Denver will use the grant to fund its NxtGEN Teacher Preparation Program and recruit, prepare, and reta...

Public Education & Business Coalition Wins $2.9 Million Teacher Preparation Grant

Grant to Help Train STEM Teachers in Rural Colorado

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced that the Public Education & Business Coalition (PEBC), which runs the Colorado Boettcher Teacher Residency Program, in partnership with Adams State University has won a five-year grant totaling $2,906,833 from the U.S. Department of Education’s Teacher Quality Partnership Grant p...

Bennet Welcomes FDA Revision of Spent Grains and Food Safety Regulations

Announcement follows Bennet letters conveying concerns of Colorado brewers and producers

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet welcomed revised regulations from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding spent brewers grains, water quality, and soil amendments. Bennet requested revisions to the regulations after hearing concerns from Colorado producers and brewers. He wrote Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the ...

Senate Passes Bennet-Portman Measure to Strengthen DHS Cybersecurity Workforce

Uniform Classifications will Help Department Identify and Address Personal Shortages

As the risk of cyber threats continues to increase, the Senate last night took a step to bolster the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) cybersecurity workforce by passing a bipartisan provision written by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Rob Portman (R-OH). The Bennet-Portman provision creates a uniform classification system that will help agencies within DHS identify and address cybersecurity personnel shortages.