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Jul 11, 2014

Video: All Children Are Equal - The Need for a More Equitable Allocation of Title I Funding

Mr.Speaker, this week I had the opportunity to join rural school advocates from across the country here in Washington for the release of the ‘Why Rural Matters’ 2013-14 report...

Jul 9, 2014

Thompson Lauds Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Job Training Reform Bill; Legislation Set to Become Law

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed with bipartisan support the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act...

Jun 9, 2014

Thompson Announces Caitlin A. McGlaughlin of State College Accepts Fully Qualified Appointment

Caitlin A. McGlaughlin of State College has accepted a Fully Qualified Appointment for Admission to the U.S. Naval Academy...

May 21, 2014

Recognizing Mark Nordenberg, Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, for his commitment to educational excellence

Mr. Speaker, today, I rise to recognize Mark A. Nordenberg, chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh...

May 9, 2014

Thompson-Langevin Bill Promoting Career Counseling Programs Passes House with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI), Co-Chairmen of the bipartisan Congressional Career and Technical Education...

May 7, 2014

Thanking teachers for committing "lives and professions to the cultivation of minds and the betterment of Nation"

Mr. Speaker, this week is National Teacher Appreciation Week, and I rise to thank the countless men and women who strive each and every day to ensure that our nation's students...

Apr 30, 2014

Challenging Obama Admin on Proposal to Siphon Career and Technical Education Funding for Untested Programs

This week, during a House Education & the Workforce Committee hearing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget for the U.S. Department of Education, I had the opportunity...

Apr 2, 2014

Thompson Receives National Award for Leadership and Advocacy on Career and Technical Education Issues

Today, the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) announced U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson...

Mar 18, 2014

Thompson Announces 2014 Congressional High School Art Competition

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, PA-5, today announced the 2014 Congressional Art Competition, which aims to showcase the artistic talents of high school...

Feb 26, 2014

Career and Technical Education Caucus Co-Chairman Rep.Thompson Discusses Importance of National CTE Month

National CTE Month recognizes the contributions that career and technical education programs make to the American economy along with the important work being done by CTE professionals and teachers...

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