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As a former School Board member in Tucson, it’s a lifelong mission of mine to ensure that every child receives the world-class education they deserve—regardless of their zip code, immigration status, or language barriers. For too long, we’ve cut budgets and forced teachers to make miracles with fewer resources while leaving our students—particularly students of color—ill-prepared to enter the workforce of pursue higher education opportunities. Stronger investments in our public schools, increasing apprenticeships and technical training, and making higher education opportunities more affordable and accessible are some of the best ways we can ensure our children receive the education they need to prepare them for participation in the 21st century workforce.

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June 27th, 2014
Grijalva on Huppenthal: Alarming Behavior and Terrible Judgment
May 21st, 2014
Grijalva Statement on WIA Compromise: Not Everything We Wanted but a Step in the Right Direction
May 13th, 2014
Grijalva Will Visit Kofa High School on Wednesday to Discuss Colorado River Issues With Students, Meet With Nuestro Rio Participants
May 8th, 2014
Grijalva Expresses Deep Disappointment At House Refusal to Improve Charter School Bill, Highlights Findings of Costs to Taxpayers
April 14th, 2014
Grijalva Congratulates Western Arizona Council of Governments on $4.75 Million Head Start Grant to Help Children in Western Arizona
April 7th, 2014
Grijalva Congratulates Team of Local Applicants Led by Pima County on Receiving Major Department of Labor Career Assistance Grant
March 5th, 2014
Grijalva Announces Open Entry Period for Students Interested in 2014 Congressional Art Competition – Submissions Due By April 9
February 14th, 2014
Grijalva Partners With Students to Thank Southern Arizona Veterans on Valentine’s Day – Schools Send Cards to VA Health Care Sites
February 6th, 2014
Grijalva Accepting Intern Applications for Summer 2014 – Highlights Univ. of Arizona Scholarship for D.C.-Based Internship Program
November 21st, 2013
Grijalva Extends Internship Applications Deadline, Highlights University of Arizona Scholarship for D.C.-Based Internship Program