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Orrin Hatch's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Office: U.S. Senate (UT) - Sr, Republican President Pro Tempore
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March 19, 2018 Tweet - "This week the Senate has a chance to pass the #STOPSchoolViolenceAct, a historic investment in school safety and early intervention programs to stop violence in schools before it happens Find out why @KyleKashuv said "if we had this a month ago #Parkland might not have happened"
March 19, 2018 Tweet - "In 42 years in the Senate, few things have been more inspiring than seeing families step up in the wake of unimaginable tragedy to seek unity and push for change. @rpetty and the families of the #Parkland victims on the #STOPSchoolViolenceAct -->… #utpol"
March 18, 2018 Tweet - "The #STOPSchoolViolenceAct is a meaningful step to keep our kids safer in school. It received 407 votes in the House, with overwhelming bipartisan support. It already has bipartisan support from over 1/3 of the Senate. Be a part of the solution."
March 18, 2018 Tweet - "This week you're going to continue to hear about the #STOPSchoolViolenceAct. Take a second to find out how it will empower schools to prevent violence before it happens, and why it has received such strong bipartisan support. #utpol"
March 16, 2018 Tweet - "While national media might not have paid a great deal of attention to the #STOPSchoolViolenceAct just yet, here's a little of what Utah media had to say about this historic legislation --> Featuring @MarcoRubio,@KyleKashuv, @RPetty, @Patrickpetty23 and our co-sponsors. #utpol"
March 16, 2018 Tweet - "We have a real chance to make a difference and Stop school violence. Yesterday the House passed the #STOPSchoolViolenceAct, and the Senate has an opportunity to pass it as early as next week. Join us in saying #EnoughIsEnough. CC @RPetty @Patrickpetty23 @KyleKashuv #utpol"
March 16, 2018 Tweet - "It's Friday night. While the youths are out at sock hops and soda shops, Senator OGHatch is working the phones to get the #STOPSchoolViolenceAct passed into law. #utpol"
March 14, 2018 Tweet - "I truly believe that if this act has been in place a month ago, Parkland wouldn't have happened." -Parkland Student @KyleKashuv on the #STOPSchoolViolenceAct. via @abc4utah #utpol"
March 13, 2018 Tweet - "When it comes to stopping school violence, one size does NOT fit all. The #STOPSchoolViolenceAct is all about empowering state and local leaders to tailor school safety infrastructure investments and early intervention programs to their unique schools and communities. #utpol"
March 13, 2018 Tweet - "The #StopSchoolViolenceAct will give schools the resources to do much more-- to intervene earlier, coordinate with law enforcement more effectively, and as the last line of defense, make our schools much safer. #utpol"
March 13, 2018 Tweet - "Parkland's @Patrickpetty23, who lost his sister Alaina Petty in the Parkland shooting: "I don't want anyone ever to experience what I did when we had to bury my little sister." #StopSchoolViolenceAct #utpol"
March 12, 2018 Tweet - "Great explainer from @educationweek on some key points in the #STOPSchoolViolenceAct, including on funding, the emphasis on security technology, and the importance of focusing on evidence-based solutions that will really make a difference."
March 11, 2018 "Senator Hatch Office Retweeted Michael C. Bender Grateful to have @POTUS's support for the #StopSchoolViolenceAct, along with a great bipartisan group of Senate colleagues. This is the best first step we can take to make our children safer when they go to school everyday."
March 5, 2018 Tweet - "The STOP School Violence Act Senator Hatch introduced today already has the support of 13 Republicans and 13 Democrats, and will make our schools safer. Help us spread the word so we can STOP school violence before it happens. #NeverAgain"
Feb. 22, 2018 Tweet - "Great read from @RedAlert: Orrin Hatch's campus free speech bill is sorely needed. #CPAC2018"
Feb. 15, 2018 Hatch Urges Continued Discussion of Solutions in Wake of Florida Shooting
Feb. 15, 2018 Tweet - "HATCH on Florida shooting: "Too often, tragedies such as these lead us into unproductive, partisan foxholes. But I believe we can find common ground as we address the underlying problems at the root of these horrific acts." #utpol"
Feb. 13, 2018 Hatch Facilitates Land Transfer to USU's Space Dynamics Lab
Feb. 13, 2018 Tweet - "Students at Brown University are demanding @guypbenson be prevented from speaking because his ideas are "dangerous." The real danger lies in limiting discourse, and secluding ourselves among ideas we already agree with in educational institutions."
Feb. 13, 2018 Tweet - "Perhaps they should give this a read -- While the bill relates to public universities, it's clear our more sensitive friends at Brown would benefit from a discussion about the merit of exposure to diverse opinions and ideas."
Feb. 7, 2018 The National Review - Protecting Free Speech Where It Matters Most, on the College Campus
Feb. 7, 2018 Hatch Introduces Bill to Protect Free Speech on College Campuses
Dec. 20, 2017 Tweet - "In Democrats efforts to derail middle-class #taxreform, they accidentally ensured that a luxury tax hits Berea College, a small university in Kentucky offering free tuition to less fortunate families."
Dec. 18, 2017 Shaheen, Hatch Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Curb Climbing Student Debt and Improve Institutional Accountability
July 13, 2017 Hatch Designates July 13 as Summer Learning Day
June 20, 2017 Sens. Warner, Hatch, Warren & Rubio, Reps. Price & Byrne Introduce Legislation Providing Relief for Borrowers of Joint Consolidation Student Loans
June 6, 2017 Cassidy, Casey, Hatch, Hassan Introduce RISE ACT
May 18, 2017 Hatch Introduces Bipartisan College Transparency Act to Improve Reporting of Student Outcomes
May 15, 2017 Hatch, Warren, Cassidy, Whitehouse Introduce Bipartisan College Transparency Act to Improve Reporting of Student Outcomes
May 4, 2017 Bennet, Hatch Introduce Bill to Improve College Retention and Completion
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 19, 2017 Letter to His Excellency Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary - Central European University
April 7, 2017 Senators Markey & Hatch Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Student Privacy
March 30, 2017 Hatch and Bennet Introduce Critical Career and Technical Education Bills
March 30, 2017 Bennet, Hatch Introduce Critical Career and Technical Education Bills
March 24, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of US Department of Education - Internal Revenue Service Data Retrieval Tool
Feb. 28, 2017 Hatch Statement on Academy of Arts and Sciences Commission Report
Feb. 17, 2017 Letter to Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget Director - Fund the Secure Rural Schools Program
Feb. 17, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Support Adequate Funding for the Secure Rural Schools and Self-Determination (SRS) Program
Dec. 9, 2016 Casey, Hatch, Cassidy Introduce Legislation to Ease College Transition for Students with Disabilities
Dec. 9, 2016 Casey, Hatch, Cassidy Introduce Legislation to Ease College Transition for Students with Disabilities
Nov. 28, 2016 Hatch Statement on the Nomination of Betsy Devos to Serve as Secretary of Education
Nov. 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John King, Acting Secretary of Education - "Supplement Not Supplant" Proposed Regulation
Nov. 2, 2016 Letter to Michael P. Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Regarding the Federal Aviation Administration Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016
Sept. 15, 2016 Hatch and Bennet work to Support Utah Education Priorities with Funding for Innovative Education
July 15, 2016 Bennet, Hatch Introduce Bill to Expand Dual, Concurrent Enrollment Opportunities for High School Students
June 7, 2016 Alexander, Johnson Lead 44 Senators in Introducing Congressional Review Act to Stop Backward "Time Card" Overtime Rule
May 19, 2016 Kaine Introduces Legislation To Promote Apprenticeships, Help More Students, Workers And Employers Compete In The Global Economy
May 19, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Hon. John King, Secretary of the Department of Education - On School Bathroom Edict
May 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Hon. Dr. John King, Secretary of Education - Implementation of Key Reforms to Improve Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care
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