Bennet, Cochran Make Bipartisan Push to Close 'Comparability Loophole,' Improve Education Funding Equity

Bill Would Close Long-Standing Loophole that Results in Low-Income Schools Subsidizing High-Income Schools

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today introduced a bipartisan bill with Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) to close a long-standing loophole in federal law that often results in low-income schools subsidizing their more affluent counterparts. The loophole also often means that Title I funds do not always meet ...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement in response to President Obama’s address to the nation on Libya: “I’ve said from the beginning that our mission in Libya must be focused on preventing the slaughter of innocent civilians. Our military has performed that ...

Bennet Continues Conversations on Improving Public Schools in Greeley

Meets with Students, Teachers, Parents on Visit to Scott Elementary School

Greeley, CO – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet visited a Greeley elementary school today, continuing a series of education events includes school and classroom visits and roundtable discussion with teachers, principals, parents and superintendents in Colorado and across the country to hear local ideas on how to improve pu...

Bennet, Alexander Call for Examination of Education Regulations, Testing and Assessment Practices in Schools

Wasting No Time, Senators Announce Immediate Formation of Working Group to Begin in Colorado and Tennessee

Washington, DC – Continuing their efforts to cut red tape in education and improve our schools, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) today introduced a bipartisan bill to establish a national task force charged to examine federal, state and local regulations as well as testing and assessment systems ...