More on Education

Mar 3, 2015

National PTA Commends Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Family Engagement in Education

"National PTA firmly believes that family engagement is at the core of student success and school improvement. The association commends Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Mark Desaulnier (D-CA) and Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Chris Coons (D-DE) for their bipartisan leadership and continued commitment to the importance of family engagement and family-school partnerships to ensure every child succeeds academically and reaches his or her full potential."

Feb 5, 2015

Thompson and Slaughter Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Stop the Diversion of Funds Away From High Poverty School Districts

Today, U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) introduced H.R. 754, the All Children Are Equal (ACE) Act.

Nov 19, 2014

Reps. Dent and Thompson Lead Effort to Make NCAA Come Clean on Penn State Investigation

U.S. Representatives Charlie Dent and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson and 14 members of the Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation sent a letter today to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) calling for the release of all...

Oct 24, 2014

Education Advocates and Employers: Skills Gap Can Be Overcome With Adequate Training, Integrated Programming

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), Co-Chairman of the bipartisan Congressional Career & Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, held a field hearing...

Oct 17, 2014

Bipartisan Congressional Career & Technical Education Caucus to Hold Field Hearing in Harrisburg, PA

Co-Chairman of the bipartisan Congressional Career & Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson will hold a field hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on October 24, 2014....

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...