Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, applauded the Senate’s passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 to reduce childhood hunger, promote health through improved nutritional quality, reduce childhood obesity and improve program efficiency. The bipartisan, fiscally responsible bill, whic...

Expansion of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits Get Committee Approval

Bill Similar to Bennet Proposal Advances

Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today applauded the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee’s passage of an expansion of education benefits for National Guard members advocated for by Bennet. The committee approved the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act, which includes language similar to provisi...

Expansión de los Beneficios de Ley para Soldados Obtiene Aprobación en Comité

Proyecto de ley Parecido a Propuesta de Bennet Avanza

Michael Bennet, senador de los Estados Unidos para Colorado, aplaudió hoy la aprobación por la parte del Comité de Asuntos de Veteranos en el Senado de una expansión de los beneficios de educación para los miembros de la Guardia Nacional que fue apoyada por Bennet. El comité aprobó e...

Bennet, Alexander, Franken, Burr Introducen Proyecto de Ley Bipartidista para Mejorar los Logros de Estudiantes con Intervención Temprana

Acto Apoyarí­a Programas Que Han Demostrado Resultados Para Enfrentar Problemas Académicos y Disciplinarios Temprano y Reducir la Sobre-identificación de Estudiantes con Incapacidades

Washington, DC: Senadores Michael Bennet (D -Colorado), Lamar Alexander (R -Tennessee), Al Franken (D-Minn.) y Richard Burr (R-Carolina del Norte) hoy presentaron un proyecto de ley para mejorar el rendimiento académico de estudiantes, reducir la sobre-identificación de los niños con incapacidades y problemas d...

Bennet, Alexander, Franken, Burr Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Student Achievement with Early Intervention

Bill Would Support Proven Programs that Address Academic, Disciplinary Problems Early and Reduce Over-Identification of Students with Disabilities

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.) today introduced a bill to improve student academic achievement, reduce over-identification of children with disabilities and reduce disciplinary problems in schools by intervening early. The Ach...

Bennet Commends Colorado School District Education Grant Awards Winners

Denver and St. Vrain Valley School District Will Receive i3 Grants

Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today commended Denver Public Schools and St. Vrain Valley School District for winning Investing in Innovation (i3) grants from the U.S. Department of Education. The grants are awarded to applicants with a record of improving student achievement and attainment. “This is excellent n...

Bennet: Important Step Forward for Effort to Protect Teacher Jobs, Colorado's Most Vulnerable

Bennet Led Effort to Request Medicaid Funding Extension to Aid States

Washington, DC – Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement after the Senate moved forward legislation to provide emergency resources to prevent widespread layoffs of teachers and protect access to Medicaid services for Colorado’s kids and vulnerable populations: “Today brings lo...