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Joaquin Castro's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 20, Democratic
Date Title
July 19, 2017 Letter to Chairman Frelinghuysen, Ranking Member Lowey, Chairman Cole, and Ranking Member DeLauro - Supporting Instruction State Grant Program in FY 2018
July 17, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Federal Funding for Apprenticeship Initiatives
July 14, 2017 Castro Announces $5 Million for UTSA Cybersecurity Research
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Concerns About Student Civil Rights
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 2, 2017 Castro Announces $500K to Support UTSA and Local High School Students
June 2, 2017 Castro Announces $500K to Support UTSA and Local High School Students
April 6, 2017 Castro Introduces Legislation to Provide Local Pre-K Programs Direct Access to Federal Funding
March 14, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Calls on Trump Administration to Increase Support for Pell Grants to Make Post-Secondary Education More Affordable
Feb. 14, 2017 Castro Introduces Legislation to Make Pre-K Teachers Eligible for the Educator Expense Deduction
Jan. 17, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate HELP Committee and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate HELP Committee - Urge to Vote No in DeVos for Secretary of Education
Dec. 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert McDonald, Department of Veterans Affairs - Reducing the Impact of ACICS Termination on Student Veterans
Nov. 2, 2016 Letter to House Committee Leaders - Protect Pell Grant Funding
Sept. 13, 2016 Castro, Vela Statement on Mexican-American History Textbook
Aug. 25, 2016 Castro Announces $763k for Northwest Vista College Nanotechnology Workforce Development Project
Aug. 15, 2016 Castro Announces $1.7 Million for San Antonio Independent School District
Aug. 10, 2016 Castro Announces $458K For Southwest Research Institute Space Project
Aug. 9, 2016 Castro Announces $325K For St. Mary'S Manuscript Imaging Project
July 19, 2016 Castro Announces More Than $870K for UTSA's Outreach to and Support for Disadvantaged Students
July 6, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections
June 30, 2016 Castro Stem Education Legislation Included In Democrats' Make It In America Plan
March 18, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Computer Science Funding
Feb. 4, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, the Hon. Dr. John King, Acting Secretary of Education - On the Lack of Teacher Diversity in America
Dec. 2, 2015 Castro Statement on Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act
Nov. 18, 2015 Castro Introduces Legislation to Support Pre-K Programs Across the Nation
Oct. 27, 2015 White Hours Initiative for Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Sept. 28, 2015 Castro, Green, Blanco, Martinez Fischer Call for Further Action to Prevent Harmful Cuts to Texas Kids'
Sept. 11, 2015 Castro Announces $250k to Support UTSA's Mechanical Engineering Department
Aug. 10, 2015 Castro Announces over $430k to Support San Antonio Universities
July 15, 2015 Castro Announces Over $675K to Support San Antonio Universities
July 8, 2015 Castro Statement on Elementary and Secondary Education Act Vote
July 7, 2015 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Senate Leaders - Education Act
June 10, 2015 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act
April 30, 2015 Castro Statement on HASC Passage of FY2016 National Defense Authorization Act
March 25, 2015 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Investing in Early Education
Feb. 26, 2015 House GOP Rejects Castro Amendment to Hold Students' Textbooks to Highest Academic Standard
Feb. 11, 2015 Castro Introduces Legislation to Increase STEM Education Opportunities
Aug. 26, 2014 Castro Highlights STEM Education Efforts As San Antonians Go Back To School
June 25, 2014 Pre-K for USA
March 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Jan. 16, 2014 Murray, Polis Introduce Bill to Provide In-State Tuition for DREAMer Students
July 31, 2013 Castro Statement on Student Loan Rate Vote
May 8, 2013 Student Aid Expansion Act
May 8, 2013 Student Aid Expansion Act
April 22, 2013 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Technical Education Act
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - High School Equivalency Program and the College Assistance Migrant Program Funding
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - High School Equivalency Program and the College Assistance Migrant Program Funding
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
Issue Position: Education
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