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Congressman Scalise is committed to ensuring that students in Louisiana and around the country receive the highest quality education. As a state legislator and Member of Congress, he has continuously supported excellence in education at the primary, secondary, and post-secondary levels.

He understands that parents, teachers, and administrators are keys to student success. As a former board member of Teach for America of New Orleans, Congressman Scalise supports programs and incentives that recruit good teachers and help them successfully educate our young children. He is in favor of education reforms that empower teachers and encourage students to succeed. Scalise is also working to ensure that schools have the tools and flexibility they need to effectively educate students

As a father of two, Congressman Scalise knows firsthand the importance of a quality education. As a first-generation college graduate, he understands how essential receiving an education can be to a person's future success. Congressman Scalise is working to ensure that students have the best education possible and, therefore, the opportunity to succeed in the global community.

For more information concerning Congressman Scalise's work and views on Education issues, please contact his Washington, DC office.

More on Education

March 9, 2016 Press Release
Scalise released the following statement applauding the Louisiana Department of Education for receiving a $1,889,650 grant from the U.S. Department of Education
December 2, 2015 Press Release
Scalise released the following statement upon House passage of the Conference Report to accompany the Student Success Act
October 21, 2015 Press Release
Scalise today issued the following statement after the House passed of H.R. 10, the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act.
September 29, 2015 Press Release
Scalise today commended two schools in Louisiana’s First Congressional District for being recognized as 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools.
July 8, 2015 Press Release
Majority Whip Steve Scalise issued the following statement today regarding House passage of the Student Success Act (H.R.-5)
April 29, 2015 Press Release
Scalise released the following statement applauding the LSBDC at Southeastern Louisiana University for receiving the 2015 Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award.
February 25, 2015 Press Release
Scalise today issued the below statement following House passage of H.R. 529, legislation to expand, strengthen and improve 529 savings plans.
February 25, 2015 Press Release
Scalise today issued the below statement following House passage of H.R. 1020, the STEM Education Act of 2015.
February 10, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Steve Scalise today commended the Recovery School District in New Orleans for ranking highest in school choice in the United States by the Brookings Institute.
October 1, 2014 Press Release
Scalise today commended three schools in Louisiana’s First Congressional District for being recognized as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

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