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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

February 22nd, 2011
Rep. Grijalva Will Hold Press Conference Feb. 23 on State and National Impacts of Republican-Passed FY11 House Budget Resolution
February 15th, 2011
Grijalva Questions Republican Decision to Put NPR and PBS Out of Business in Proposed Continuing Budget Resolution Debated Today
February 8th, 2011
Grijalva Thanks Department of Education for Maintaining Record Pell Grant Maximum Award of $5,550 For Academic Year 2011-2012
January 25th, 2011
Department of Labor Accepting Applications for $500 Million in Community College Assistance for Job Training and Career Programs
January 13th, 2011
National Endowment for the Arts Releases 2011 Grant Guidelines – Theater, Visual Arts, Other Categories Are Open for Applications
January 13th, 2011
Library of Congress Announces Schedule for 2011 Summer Teacher Institutes – Teachers Can Learn to Use Library Resources in Class
November 16th, 2010
Grijalva Congratulates Tucson Doctor Cecilia Rosales on National Award for Disease Control Achievements – Ceremony is Nov. 18
October 5th, 2010
Grijalva Congratulates Univ. of Arizona Student Veterans Association on Being Named Chapter of the Year at Third Annual Convention
October 4th, 2010
Grijalva Congratulates Flowing Wells School District on Department of Education Full Service Community Schools Grant
September 28th, 2010
Maricopa County Receives $51 Million Teacher Initiative Grant from the Department of Education – Grant is Part of Nationwide Effort