With the learning of nearly 90 percent of the world’s student population disrupted by the current pandemic, U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) requested that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) prioritize distance learning opportunities for children in its COVID-19 response.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Mike Quigley (IL-05), and Nita Lowey (NY-17) urged the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to include education and distance learning opportunities for children in USAID’s response to COVID-19. In a letter to USAID Administrator Mark Andrew Green, the lawmakers argued that 1.5 billion student’s education has been interrupted by the pandemic.
GLEN MILLS, PA — The closed Glen Mills School will be used to house a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) medical center for the new coronavirus response.
FEMA is setting up a medical site at the former Glen Mills Schools in Delaware County, according to U.S. Rep Mary Gay Scanlon (D-5th District).
The site is being established in preparation for a high volume of COVID-19 patients.
The U.S. House of Representatives on March 10 approved a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) to discharge federal student loan debts for disabled U.S. military veterans.
“Our veterans put their lives on the line for our country and they deserve all the help we can provide them,” Rep. Fitzpatrick said. “It was great to see this bipartisan bill pass the House, and I look forward to the Senate doing the same.”
Permanently disabled veterans would automatically have their student loan debts canceled under a bill that passed the House on Tuesday.
The Federally Requiring Earned Education-Debt Discharges for Veterans Act (FREED Vets Act) is bipartisan legislation co-introduced by U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1, of Middletown, and Conor Lamb, of western Pennsylvania, in June.
In February, I was one of the seven students from the TODAY club who had the opportunity to go to CADCA's National Leadership Forum in National Harbor with the NHS Cares staff. Like NHS Cares, the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is a non-profit organization with the purpose of supporting and educating communities to lower drug abuse.
Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) was named a "YMCA Congressional Champion" in Washington, D.C., on March 4 for his leadership in supporting youth and communities through the Youth Workforce Readiness Act.
WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Ro Khanna (CA-17) introduced the bipartisan Student Apprenticeship Act, a bill that would close the gap between higher education and labor by modernizing workforce training and catalyzing the growth of registered apprenticeships nationwide. This bill is a companion to Sen.