Education

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One of the most important gifts we can give to our children and grandchildren is a quality education. Education is the key that unlocks the door to opportunity and is critical in preparing the next generation for an increasingly competitive global economy.  With so much at stake in Virginia and across the country, Congressman Goodlatte will continue working in Congress to pass legislation to enable our state and local communities to better target their resources to best serve the needs of their students.  Congressman Goodlatte appreciates the input from teachers, principals, local and state administrators, and parents as we work to further strengthen our education system.

Actions

  • Co-Chair of the Congressional Independent Colleges Caucus.
  • Voted in support of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 2353), a bipartisan bill that provides federal support to state and local career and technical education programs.
  • Along with the support of Senator Kaine, the House and Senate passed H.R. 954, and the President signed into law, Congressman Goodlatte’s bill to allow the Plains Area Daycare Center to make improvements to its facility and help ensure that more children and more of the community will be served. The Plains Area Daycare Center provides childcare and educational programs to many young children in Rockingham County.
  • College students can apply for internships in the Congressman’s Washington or Sixth District offices. Internships run throughout the fall, spring, or summer semesters. 
  • For those who are interested in attending a United States Service Academy, Congressman Goodlatte can nominate a limited number of students to four of the five service academies. Learn more and download the Nomination Form by clicking here
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