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March 2013

Whitehouse Announces Legislation to Improve Middle School Achievement

January 2013

RI Delegation Urges Education Secretary to Protect Financial Aid for Sawyer School Students

December 2011

RI Wins Race for Early Learning Funds

October 2011

Senate Committee Approves Key Education Bill

September 2011

RI Receives $3 Million to Help Students GEAR UP for College
Senators Introduce Resolution to Defend Pell Grants

July 2011

Whitehouse: Cutting Pell Grants is Unacceptable

May 2011

RI Delegation Announces Over $1M in Federal Funds for Providence Job Training Program

April 2011

Senators Introduce Legislation to Improve Middle School Achievement
Whitehouse Urges Rhode Islanders to Take Advantage of College Tax Credit

January 2011

Senators Reed and Whitehouse Gain New Committee Roles

December 2010

Reed & Whitehouse Help Restore LIHEAP Funds & Pell Grants

September 2010

Whitehouse Congratulates Two Rhode Islanders for Receiving Prestigious MacArthur Fellowship

March 2010

Congressional Delegation Announces over $41 Million in Recovery Act Bonds for School Construction Projects Throughout Rhode Island
Whitehouse Bill Designating School Social Work Week Passes Senate

October 2009

Whitehouse Tours Local Schools to Learn About Efforts to Increase Energy Efficiency

May 2009

$111 Million in Education Funding Now Available to Rhode Island

April 2009

Reed, Whitehouse & Kennedy Announce $398K Grant for School Counseling Demonstration Program in Central Falls

March 2009

Whitehouse, Kennedy Bill Designates School Social Work Week

January 2009

Floor Statement of Sheldon Whitehouse, “A Tribute to U.S. Senator Claiborne Pell”