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Statement on Obama Administration announcement of pilot program to allow incarcerated Americans to receive Pell Grants and take college courses
Rep. Bass, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the federal Department of Education announced the Second Chance Pell Pilot program that will allow Americans in both state and federal prisons to receive Pell Grants and pursue the post-secondary education:
Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement after the Department of Education announced that it will forgive student loans for people impacted by Corinthian Colleges' closing campuses.
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement today following Dr. George McKenna’s victory in last night's special election for the Los Angeles Board of Education, District 1.
It is unacceptable that the sons and daughters of America’s working families must face indentured servitude simply to get the education they need.
Cafeteria workers, custodians, bus drivers, special education assistants and other members of Service Employees International Union Local 99 last Friday announced the launch of a new program in the Los Angeles Unified School District called OASIS — Optimizing Access to Services, Inspiring Success.
Black Voice News: President Obama Asks for Support of Black Male Initiative, California Endowment Answers Call
The foundation’s $50 Million program to boost “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative in California, leading other organizations with the largest contribution so far
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement today on Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD’s) decision to fill the current board vacancy via a special election in lieu of an appointment.
Representative Karen Bass released the following statement today on Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD’s) upcoming decision on how to fill the vacant seat following the passing of Board Member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte.
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) announced that she has joined with Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL) and Bobby Scott (D-VA) in introducing legislation that will open up affordable college education to tens of thousands of American students.
Rep. Bass introduced the "Stopping Unfair Collateral Consequences from Ending Student Success Act" (SUCCESS Act) to prevent an unnecessary law and collateral consequences from affecting students access to federal financial aid.