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.
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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement on the selection of William F. Tate IV to be the next president of Louisiana State University:
"I congratulate and welcome Dr. William Tate IV as LSU’s next President! As a proud graduate of LSU, I look forward to working with Dr. Tate as he leads Louisiana’s flagship university. Geaux Tigers!"
WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today announced the 2019 Congressional App Challenge winner for Louisiana’s First Congressional District. This year’s winner, Jakob Wismar from Haynes Academy, took home the prize.