Education

Fostering a healthy educational environment at a young age is critical for future academic achievement for Arizona students. We must also continue to invest in our elementary and secondary education, and ensure our students are receiving the best education. I support legislation that makes college, vocational programs, and other skill training opportunities more accessible to people who seek higher education.

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August 31, 2018 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) demanded answers following the recent announcement that the Administration would cancel a pay raise for federal employees, including civilian employees who support Arizona’s public lands, protect our communities, and serve our veterans.

June 27, 2018 In The News

After 45 years of offering services to veterans in Maricopa County, the Veterans Upward Bound Program is making its way to Pinal County.

June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) announced the intoduction of her Solar Vocational Education and Training for our Servicemembers (VETS) Act, which would direct the U.S. Department of Energy to implement a workforce training program to help prepare our nation's transitioning military personnel for careers in the solar energy industry. Rosen introduced the bipartisan legislation with Reps. Steve Knight (R-CA), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ).

May 25, 2018 Press Release

SEDONA — Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced the winner of the annual Congressional High School Art Competition in Arizona’s First Congressional District. Every year, talented young artists across the country submit art work for the competition, and one piece from each congressional district is chosen to hang in the United States Capitol for a year.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced a resolution, cosponsored by 100 members of the House of Representatives, to honor teachers on National Teacher Day, support higher teacher pay, and call for increased investments to public schools.

April 27, 2018 In The News

Congressman Tom O’Halleran visited Central Arizona College to learn more about how the college is helping advance workforce development.

Mr. O’Halleran, who represents District 1, learned how CAC is changing the traditional delivery of education programming to meet the global and mobile needs for students and industry to help students find jobs in Pinal County.

April 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) set a letter urging Tony Dearman, Director of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), to take immediate action to address systematic problems with BIE's management of schools and ensure the safety of students and improve the quality of education at the Havasupai Elementary School in Supai.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Steve Pearce (NM-02) introduced bipartisan legislation to assist Indian tribes in maintaining, expanding, and deploying broadband systems.

February 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter urging Reps. Ken Calvert and Betty McCollum, leaders on the House Committee on Appropriations, to strongly consider full funding for the Bureau of Indian Education's New School Replacement Program.

February 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Diné College Act with Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) to provide funding to improve higher education opportunities for the Navajo people.

“Investing in tribal education opportunities has a positive economic impact across Indian Country and our entire region,” said Rep. O’Halleran. “Providing these critical resources to Diné College will improve the quality of education for students and position graduates for a successful future in jobs throughout the country.”

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