Education

Rep. Cuellar Announces $7.4 Million in Federal Funds to Expand Head Start Services in Zapata and Starr Counties

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Zapata, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announces $7.4 million in federal fund to AVANCE Inc., a nonprofit that supports low-come children and families in Texas. These federal funds, awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be used to operate Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Zapata and Starr counties as well as expand services currently provided in the...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $1.6 Million in Federal Funds for STEM Initiatives at TAMIU

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Laredo, TX-- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $1,649,197 in federal funds to Texas A&M International University to help develop and expand Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) learning opportunities for Hispanic and Low-Income students in the region. This funding was awarded through National Science Foundation’s Hispanic Serving Institutions grant program, which Congr...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $1 Million in Federal Funding for Texas A&M International University and Laredo College

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Laredo, TX- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announces $1,230,216 in federal funds for colleges and universities in Laredo. This funding, awarded through Higher Education Relief Fund in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will be used to assist Minority-Serving Institutions to mitigate the impact of the pandemic. “This public health and economic crisis has upended the...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $2.2 Million in Federal Funding for the University of Texas San Antonio and University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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San Antonio, TX- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announces $2,267,205 in federal funds for colleges and universities in San Antonio. This funding, awarded through Higher Education Relief Fund in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will be used to assist Minority-Serving Institutions to mitigate the impact of the pandemic. “This public health and economic crisis has up...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $3.6 Million for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and South Texas College

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Mission, TX- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announces $3,676,935 in federal funds for colleges and universities in the Rio Grande Valley. This funding, awarded through Higher Education Relief Fund in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will be used to assist Minority-Serving Institutions to mitigate the impact of the pandemic. “This public health and economic crisis ...

Rep. Cuellar Announces $136,700 in Federal Funding for Coastal Bend College

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Pleasanton, TX- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announces $136,700 in federal funds for Coastal Bend College. This funding, awarded through Higher Education Relief Fund in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will be used to assist Coastal Bend College, a Developing Hispanic-serving Institution (DHSI), mitigate the impact of the pandemic. “This public health and econom...

Rep. Cuellar Announces $140,000 in Federal Funds for Floresville Independent School District

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Floresville, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $140,000 in federal funds for Floresville Independent School District. This funding, awarded through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA), will be used by Floresville ISD to replace seven older diesel school buses. “Although schools are currently implementing online classes and digital learning...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $307 Million in Federal Funds to Texas for Education

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Laredo, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $307,026,008 in federal funding to the State of Texas to meet needs of students across Texas during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding, awarded through the Department of Education’s Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Funds (GEER), is authorized under the CARES Act. “Schools across Texas are facing enormous costs and challenges as they conti...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $50 Million in Federal Funds for Colleges and Universities in the San Antonio Region

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San Antonio, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $50,303,554 in federal funding for colleges, universities, and trade and vocational schools in the San Antonio region. This funding, awarded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will assist students and schools with expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. “Now more than e...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $54 Million in Federal Funds for Colleges and Universities in the Rio Grande Valley

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Mission, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $54,417,724 federal funding for colleges, universities, and trade and vocational schools in the Rio Grande Valley. This funding, awarded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will assist students and schools with expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. “Now more than ever, stu...