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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annie; 3 Children: Michael, Jack, Maggie
Birth Date: 09/09/1963
Birth Place: Greenwich, CT
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Nov. 13, 2013 Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation to Expand Access to High-Quality Early Learning Programs
Nov. 13, 2013 Senator Coons, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Expand Access to High-quality Early Education
May 16, 2012 Senators Coons, Alexander Introduce Bill to Keep Foreign-Born U.S. Grad Students Here "Instead of Sending Them Home to Create Jobs in Other Countries"
May 9, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
May 1, 2012 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education
April 20, 2012 Senator Coons' Statement on the Departure of Delaware Secretary of Education Lillian Lowery
April 5, 2012 Senator Coons Guest-Teaches at Howard High School of Technology for Teach for America Week
March 21, 2012 The News Journal - 'Dream Accounts' Would Be a Boon to United States Education
March 19, 2012 Representative Fattah Joins Senator Coons to Introduce "Dream Accounts" for College Access
March 15, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 15, 2012 Senator Coons Introduces Bill to Help Expand College Access for At-Risk Students
Feb. 15, 2012 Senator Coons thanks Bank of America for Donating Building to Support Local Education
Jan. 11, 2012 Carper, Coons, Carney Commend Delaware's Progress on Education Reform Efforts
Sept. 9, 2011 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Department of Education
May 19, 2011 Executive Session
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
May 11, 2011 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Bolster Family Engagement in Children's Education
May 3, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius and Arne Duncan, US Dept. of Health and Human Services, and Secretary of Education
April 22, 2011 Delaware Delegation Trumpets Federal Support for Local Community and Education Projects to Improve Quality of Life in Delaware
March 31, 2011 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Boost Quality of Education in Charter Schools
March 21, 2011 Senator Coons Trumpets STEM Education at Race to the Top Anniversary Celebration
March 3, 2011 Senator Coons Cosponsors Bill to Promote State Investment in Early Learning
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 Senator Coons Joins Moderate Democratic Colleagues in Committing to Education Reform
Jan. 27, 2011 The Next Generation of American Manufacturing
Oct. 13, 2010 CNN "Delaware Senate Debate" - Transcript
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
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