Education

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $56.6 Million for Early Head Start and Head Start in Webb County

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Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $56.6 Million for Early Head Start and Head Start in Webb County Program will enhance cognitive, social, and emotional development of 1,290 children LAREDO, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced over $56.6 million for Early Head Start and Head Start in Webb County to help local children become better prepared to succeed in school. Over a five year period, Early... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar to Announce $64,000 for Teach for America in Hidalgo and Starr Counties

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Rep. Cuellar to Announce $64,000 for Teach for America in Hidalgo and Starr Counties The grant will fund 64 TFA corps members for the 2019-2020 school year MISSION, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $64,000 in federal funding for Teach for America in Hidalgo and Starr counties through One Star Foundation (AmeriCorps Texas). The One Star Foundation supported by the Corporation for Na... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Named Co-Chair of the 4-H Congressional Caucus

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Rep. Cuellar Named Co-Chair of the 4-H Congressional Caucus Congressman will support youth development programs across the U.S. Washington, D.C.— Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) was named a co-chair of the 4-H Congressional Caucus. The 4-H Caucus provides an opportunity for Members of Congress to connect with 4-H programs and activities across the country, including 4-H events on Capitol Hill. T... Read more »

Congressman Henry Cuellar Congratulates 2019 Congressional Art Competition Winner from Pleasanton at Nation’s Capital

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Congressman Henry Cuellar Congratulates 2019 Congressional Art Competition Winner from Pleasanton at Nation’s Capital Washington, DC- On Monday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) met with Pleasanton High School student Leslie Hartman, winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for Texas’ 28th District. “This year, we had many great entries from throughout the district. The Congressional Ar... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Helped Secure Over $1.7 Billion for Underserved and Hispanic Student Populations

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped include over $1.7 billion in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to expand education programs for low-income students and Hispanic student populations, a $200 million increase from FY19. “In today’s increasingly competitive global economy... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $260,000 for San Antonio Summer Camp Code for Girls

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Rep. Cuellar Announces $260,000 for San Antonio Summer Camp Code for Girls Funds will go towards St. Mary’s University, University of Incarnate Word, and University of Texas San Antonio Coding Camps WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $260,000 in federal funds for three San Antonio Universities through the Texas Workforce Commissions Camp Code grant. With these funds, St.... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces over $24 Billion for Education through ‘Minibus’ Appropriations Bill

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped secure over $22.5 billion for Pell Grants and a $100 increase in the maximum annual award per student in a “minibus” appropriations package containing the Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bills. He also included $1.5 billion to expand education programs for low-income students in the 2... Read more »

Cuellar Announces Paid Honors Internships with the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will be accepting applications for its 2019 Honors Internship Program. The 10-week program runs from June 10th to August 16th and is a great opportunity for students to work with special agents, intelligence analysts, and professional staff. Interns that participate in this paid internsh... Read more »

Congressmen Cuellar and Gonzalez Announce Over $2 Million for University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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Today, Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced an award of over $2 million in federal funding to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV). This funding will create a professional development project to improve the teaching and learning of current and historical understandings of American history, civics, government and geography in Hidalgo County. The U.S.... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $500,000 for PILLAR to Help Fight HIV/AIDS Among High Risk Populations

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LAREDO— Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) joined representatives and the City of Laredo Health Department in announcing $500,000 in federal funding for People with Ideas of Love, Liberty, Acceptance and Respect (PILLAR) aimed at decreasing community HIV risk-factors, providing testing to residents and treating those living with HIV. $250,000 will go towards staff retention and expansion, a... Read more »