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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
July 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Congressmembers Call on Education Department to Help Struggling Student Loan Borrowers
July 5, 2017 Durbin, Bipartisan Senators Introduce Bill To Protect Veterans' Education Benefits
June 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Stand Up For Students And Families, Reverse Delay Of Protections For Defrauded Students
June 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jay Clayton, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Hold ITT Tech Executives Accountable
June 27, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Harmful Actions on Civil Rights Protections, Enforcement
June 22, 2017 Letter to Heads of Regional College Accreditors - Proposed Sale of the Education Management Corporation's For-Profit Dream Center Foundation
June 10, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of US Department of Education - Student Loan Servicing Contract and Protections of Student Loan Borrowers
June 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Put Students Before Predatory Colleges, Continue Path to Debt Relief for Defrauded Students
May 26, 2017 Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $1.1 Million For Early Head Start Program At Children's Home And Aid Society Of Illinois
May 25, 2017 Whitehouse, Senators Reintroduce Legislation to Help Students Burdened by Debt
May 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member - Continue Support of the Federal Pell Grant Program
May 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of the L-HHS-ED Subcommittee on Appropriations, the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member - Continue Funding for Federal Impact Aid Program
May 17, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Calling for Answers on Stalled Student Debt Relief
May 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Upward Bound is Critical to My Constituents
May 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Upward Bound is Critical to My Constituents
May 1, 2017 Durbin, Madigan: In First 100 Days Trump, DeVos Get "F" On Protecting Students
April 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Education - Support Access to Dual Enrollment for Low and Middle Income Students
April 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Student Loan Protections
April 12, 2017 Letter to Illinois Principals, Counselors and Teachers - Risks of Enrolling in For-Profit Colleges
April 7, 2017 Letter to Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Demand Fair and Consistent Treatment of Student Loan Borrowers in Public Service
April 7, 2017 Durbin, Cassidy, Burgess, Cummings Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation To Improve Accountability Of Foreign Medical Schools Receiving Federal Student Aid
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy Devos, Secretary of Education - Demanding Fair and Consistent Treatment of Student Loan Borrowers in Public Service
March 31, 2017 Durbin: Trump's Proposed Budget Would Eliminate After-School Programs For Thousands Of Chicago Kids
March 28, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Protect Students and Taxpayers from Failing Colleges
March 27, 2017 Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $20 Million For Head Start Programs In Illinois
March 27, 2017 Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $58 Million For Head Start Programs In Chicagoland Area
March 23, 2017 Durbin: ISAC Will Not Charge Fees To Students Who Rehabilitate Loans Within 60 Days Of Default
March 14, 2017 Rubio, Durbin Push for More Accountability on Education Programs in Developing Countries
March 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elisabeth DeVos, Secretary of Education - Call on U.S. Department of Education to Explain Delay of Gainful Employment Rule
March 9, 2017 Durbin, Wicker Introduce Legislation To Promote Study Abroad
March 8, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Solutions to Chicago's Violence Requires More Than 140 Characters
Feb. 23, 2017 Letter to Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Guard Against Potential Conflicts of Interest
Feb. 22, 2017 Durbin Statement On White House Rollback Of Transgender Student Rights
Feb. 13, 2017 Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $2.5 Million For Head Start In Champaign County
Feb. 8, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Expand Pell Grant to Make College More Affordable
Feb. 7, 2017 Durbin Opposes Betsy DeVos As Education Secretary
Feb. 6, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Expand Pell Grant To Make College More Affordable
Feb. 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Trump - Expand Pell Grant to Make College More Affordable
Jan. 25, 2017 Durbin, Duckworth and Bustos Announce $1.3 Million in Federal Funding for Project NOW's Head Start Program
Jan. 18, 2017 Durbin Statement On Consumer Watchdog Agency And Illinois Attorney General Lawsuits Against Delinquent Student Loan Servicer
Jan. 13, 2017 Durbin Praises Education Department Progress On Debt Relief For Students Defrauded By For-Profit Colleges
Dec. 22, 2016 Carper, Durbin: Education Department Releases Data Showing Many For-Profit Colleges Receive More Than 90 Percent Of Revenue From Federal Taxpayers
Dec. 21, 2016 Durbin, Carper: Education Department Releases Data Showing Many For-Profit Colleges Receive More Than 90 Percent Of Revenue From Federal Taxpayers
Dec. 13, 2016 Durbin Urges Education Department To Provide Debt Relief To Former Westwood College Students In Illinois
Dec. 6, 2016 Durbin Statement On Education Department Decision To End Federal Student Aid For Two More ACICS-Accredited Schools
Dec. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Ted Mitchell, Under Secretary of the Dept. of Energy - Protect Students and Taxpayers Should For-Profit Accreditor Lose Federal Recognition
Dec. 5, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ted Mitchell, Secretary of Department of Education - Regarding the Department of Education
Nov. 29, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Testimony on "Department of Defense Actions Concerning Voluntary Education Programs"
Nov. 15, 2016 Immigration
Nov. 15, 2016 Immigration
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