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Michael Bennet's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Michael Farrand Bennet
Office: U.S. Senate (CO) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/22/2009
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan; 3 Children: Caroline, Halina, Anne
Birth Date: 11/28/1964
Birth Place: New Delhi, India
Home City: Denver, CO
Date Title
Issue Position: Building a 21st Century Economy
Issue Position: Education
July 24, 2014 Bennet, Isakson Applaud House Passage of Legislation Boosting Competency-Based Education
May 6, 2014 Submitted Resolutions - National Charter Schools Week
April 30, 2014 Senate Adopts Menendez-Reid Resolution Celebrating "El Dia de los NiƱos"
April 7, 2014 Bennet Applauds Denver Public Schools for Winning $7 Million Youth CareerConnect Grant
March 13, 2014 Bennet-Isakson Amendment Passes to Promote Integration of Early Childhood Education Funding
July 31, 2013 Portman, Bennet Secure Job Training Provision in Workforce Investment Act
May 24, 2013 Bennet Introduces Bill to Improve Outcomes for English Language Learners
May 23, 2013 Bennet Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Create Academies that Prepare Great Teachers and Principals
May 13, 2013 Bennet Introduces Bill to Support Student Veterans
April 26, 2013 Bennet, Franken Push for School Principal Recruitment, Training to Improve Education
April 24, 2013 Bennet, Portman Reintroduce CAREER Act
April 9, 2013 Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Mental Health Services
March 18, 2013 Bennet, Udall Welcome $5.2 Million to Help Turn Around Failing Colorado Schools
Dec. 6, 2012 Troops to Teachers
June 18, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
May 1, 2012 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education
Oct. 25, 2011 The State Column - Bennet Amendments Included in Bill to Fix No Child Left Behind
Oct. 24, 2011 Bennet Spotlights Technology Programs During Visit to Swigert Academy in Colorado Springs
Oct. 21, 2011 Bennet Amendments Included in Bipartisan Bill to Fix No Child Left Behind
Oct. 6, 2011 Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2011
Oct. 5, 2011 Huffington Post: No Child Left Behind Bills Proliferate After Obama Announces Waiver Plan
Oct. 3, 2011 Education Department to Enact Bennet Proposals as part of Reforms to Improve Teacher Preparation Programs
Sept. 26, 2011 Bennet Statement on Relief from No Child Left Behind
Sept. 14, 2011 Hagan & Bennet Lead Moderate Senators in Push for Commonsense Reforms in NCLB Waiver Package
Sept. 11, 2011 Pueblo Chieftain - System Failing to Create Great Teachers
Sept. 11, 2011 Bennet Statement on President's Jobs Speech
Sept. 9, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Department of Education
Sept. 1, 2011 Boxer, Menendez, Bennet, Reed Praise Administration Decision to Consider English Language Learning When Awarding Educational Grants
Aug. 24, 2011 Letter to Education Secretary Duncan
Aug. 8, 2011 Bennet Statement on Ed Department's Decision to Provide Regulatory Relief from NCLB
June 28, 2011 Bennet Statement on Judiciary Committee Hearing for DREAM Act
June 8, 2011 Bennet's English Learning and Innovation Act Would Boost Local Efforts to Improve Outcomes for English Language Learners
May 26, 2011 Bennet Urges Senate to Support Expanded Troops to Teachers Program
May 13, 2011 Bennet Backs Initiative to Launch Office of Rural Education Policy
May 11, 2011 Durbin, Reid, Menendez, 30 Others Introduce the DREAM Act
April 5, 2011 The Budget
March 31, 2011 Bennet, Cochran Make Bipartisan Push to Close "Comparability Loophole,' Improve Education Funding Equity
March 31, 2011 Public Education
March 24, 2011 Washington Post: Four Keys for Improving No Child Left Behind
March 20, 2011 The Durango Herald - Bennet Works on Education Policy Reform
March 17, 2011 Bennet, Alexander Call for Examination of Education Regulations, Testing and Assessment Practices in Schools
March 17, 2011 Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2011
March 16, 2011 The Denver Post - Hickenlooper, Bennet Urge Education Secretary to Revamp No Child Left Behind
March 14, 2011 Bennet Statement on President Obama's Call for Passage of No Child Left Behind Fix
March 2, 2011 Bennet, Hagan Lead Group of Moderate Senators Calling for Action on Education Reform
March 2, 2011 Letter to Daniel Inouye, Chairman; Tom Harkin, Chairman; Thad Cochran, Vice Chairman; Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee
March 2, 2011 Hagan Leads Moderate Senators in Call for Action on Education Reform
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