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Jared Polis' Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Jared Polis
Office: U.S. House (CO) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Partner: Marlon Reis
Birth Date: 05/12/1975
Birth Place: Boulder, CO
Home City: Boulder, CO
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Feb. 4, 2014 Polis Statement on President's Announcement of Increased Funding for ConnectED
Jan. 28, 2014 Polis Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Dec. 11, 2013 Computer Science Education Week
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Lamar Smith Chairman, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee and Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ranking Memeber, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee - STEM
Sept. 24, 2013 Polis Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Adult and Family Literacy Programs
July 17, 2013 Polis, Yarmuth Introduce Comprehensive Literacy Bill
July 17, 2013 Learn Act
April 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable Jack Kingston, Chairman, and Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services - Technical Education Act
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Environmental Education Act Programs Funding
April 18, 2013 Polis, Ros-Lehtinen Reintroduce Student Non-Discrimination Act
March 14, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 803, Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
Jan. 24, 2013 Race to the Top Bill Will Strengthen Education Reform Efforts
Dec. 17, 2012 Celebrating Computer Science Education Week
Dec. 6, 2012 Polis Advocacy Helps Deliver $30 Million Early Learning Grant
May 9, 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
March 22, 2012 Polis Advocacy Puts Early Learning Grants Within Reach
March 22, 2012 Polis Advocacy Puts Early Learning Grants Within Reach
Feb. 28, 2012 Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act
Feb. 16, 2012 Representatives Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill To Reform For-Profit College Industry Treatment Of Military And Veteran Education Benefits
Dec. 2, 2011 National Journal - Moderate Democrats Want Tough Education Bill
Dec. 2, 2011 New Democrats Release ESEA Reauthorization Framework
Dec. 1, 2011 ACE Act Essential to Reforming Low-Performing Schools
Nov. 1, 2011 Polis: Nation's Education Report Reveals Need for Performance Goals, Stronger Academic Standards
Nov. 1, 2011 Polis: Nation's Education Report Reveals Need for Performance Goals, Stronger Academic Standards
Sept. 22, 2011 Computer Science Bill Will Prepare Students for High Tech, High Wage Jobs
Sept. 8, 2011 Empowering Parents Through Quality Charter Schools Act
Sept. 8, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2218, empowering Parents Through Quality Charter Schools Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1892, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Aug. 16, 2011 Polis Special Education Bill Fulfills 40-Year Old Promise
July 21, 2011 Address School Dropout Crisis by Aiding Pregnant, Parenting Students
June 29, 2011 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act
June 9, 2011 Polis, Educators, Activists Announce New Teacher Training Reform Bill
May 26, 2011 Colorado Wins $6 Million Education Grant to Turn Around Low-Performing Schools
May 25, 2011 Colorado Eligible for Millions Of "Race to the Top" Education Reform Dollars
May 24, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1216, Repealing Mandatory Funding for Graduate Medical Education; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1540, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012; and Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII...
April 14, 2011 Polis, Lieberman Introduce Race to the Top Education Reform Bill
April 13, 2011 Durbin, Kirk, Polis, Paulsen Introduce Bill to Expand Successful Charter Schools
April 13, 2011 Polis Introduces Bill to Expand Successful Charter Schools
March 30, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 471, Scholarships for opportunity and Results Act
March 1, 2011 Further Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011
Feb. 15, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Dec. 21, 2010 The DREAM Act and Its Way Forward
Dec. 21, 2010 The DREAM Act and Its Way Forward
Dec. 8, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 5281, Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010
Dec. 8, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 5281, Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010
Oct. 5, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Sept. 29, 2010 Polis, Lieberman, Introduce Race to the Top Act of 2010
Sept. 24, 2010 Gillibrand, Polis, Castle Introduce National Environmental Education Act Reauthorization
Sept. 24, 2010 Polis, Gillibrand, Castle Introduce National Environmental Education Act Reauthorization
Sept. 23, 2010 Remarks Supporting National Computer Science Education Week
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