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Education

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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March 26th, 2012
Grijalva Highlights César Chávez Memorial Dedication at Labor Dept. in Washington – Features Art Created by South Tucson Students
March 13th, 2012
Grijalva Will Present Congressional Record Congratulating Gadsden Elementary District Marching Band on Regional Honors March 14
March 6th, 2012
Grijalva Will Hold Grants Workshops in San Luis March 13, Avondale March 15 – Will Include Q & A With Federal Agency Experts
February 24th, 2012
Grijalva Highlights $500 Million in Newly Available Funds For Community College Job Training and Employment Skills Partnerships
February 6th, 2012
Grijalva Named 2011 Congressional Champion for Children by First Focus – One of Only 35 House Members and 15 Senators Honored
February 6th, 2012
Grijalva Will Lead Feb. 10 Congressional Hearing, Rally for Justice Along Nogales Border Area and in Tucson to Highlight Conditions
January 24th, 2012
Grijalva Leads Hispanic Caucus Letter to Dept. of Education Calling for Mexican-American Studies Support, Civil Rights Investigation
October 27th, 2011
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva Statement on Today’s Death of Tucson Unified School District Board Member and Past President Judy Burns
October 11th, 2011
Grijalva Highlights New Education and Career Opportunities for Veterans, Soldiers Under Post-9/11 G.I. Bill and Recent Amendments
October 5th, 2011
Grijalva Congratulates University of Arizona on Near Thirty-Year High Increase in Hispanic Student Enrollment Between 2009 and 2010