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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.

More on Education

August 29th, 2011
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva Will Deliver Keynote Speech at Tucson’s Fred G. Acosta Job Corps Alumni Day on Tuesday, August 30
August 23rd, 2011
Grijalva Will Host Financial Services & Planning Day Aug. 27 at Pima Community College in Tucson for High School, College Students
August 18th, 2011
Rep. Grijalva Will Hold Green Career Forum And Jobs Fair At Pima Community College Downtown Campus in Tucson August 23
August 10th, 2011
Grijalva Announces Release of iPhone App Allowing Constituents to Track News, Legislation, Public Events, Press Coverage and More
August 9th, 2011
Grijalva Speaking Events in Southern Ariz. Week of August 8 – Will Present Military Award, Speak on Job Creation, Welcome Students
July 29th, 2011
Grants and Grant Availability in Southern Arizona For The Week of July 29 From The Office of Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva
July 15th, 2011
Grants and Grant Availability in Southern Arizona For Week of July 15 From The Office of Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva
July 13th, 2011
Grijalva Questions House Education Committee Chairman Bill to Allow States, School Districts to Defund Minority Education Programs
June 30th, 2011
Grijalva Hails 50 Percent Cut In Student Loan Interest Rates Thanks To Democratic-Passed 2007 Legislation – Last Cut Effective July 1st
June 23rd, 2011
Grijalva Thanks President Obama For Sending Arizona Judicial Recommendations to Senate For Confirmation – Urges Swift Approval