Press Release

CUELLAR HOSTS TELECONFERENCE CALL ON FEDERAL EDUCATION PRIORITIES

Highlights important legislative initiatives to keep Texas teachers in the classroom, Texas children learning

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Washington, March 11, 2011 | Jose Borjon (202-225-1640) | comments
Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) hosted a conference call with Superintendents and educators of the 28th District of Texas to address national and local education priorities, such as support for jobs in education and the recent budget items provided by the federal government.
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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) hosted a conference call with Superintendents and educators of the 28th District of Texas to address national and local education priorities, such as support for jobs in education and the recent budget items provided by the federal government.

“More than 20 Superintendents and educators took part in today’s call, which highlighted important education initiatives that we have been working on to ensure Texas children have access to high quality education,” Cuellar said.

Participating superintendents had a direct dialogue with Congressman Cuellar to discuss the best ways to sustain education-related jobs, the federal budget’s impact on local school districts, and the educational priorities in Texas.

“We must remain in constant communication with our educational communities to learn of their needs and how we at the federal level can ensure priorities are being met to keep Texas teachers in the classrooms and Texas children learning,” Cuellar said. “I will continue to host these conference calls on a regular basis with educators and community leaders to ensure top education and the necessary resources are provided in our classrooms.”

School districts participating in today’s conference call included: Marion ISD, Seguin ISD, Dilley ISD, Floresville ISD, Poteet ISD, Randolph ISD, Schertz-Cibolo-University ISD, United ISD, Laredo ISD, McMullen ISD, San Isidro ISD, Rio Grande City ISD, Roma ISD, Jim Hogg ISD, Pharr San Juan Alamo ISD, Sharyland ISD, Mission ISD, McAllen ISD, Hidalgo ISD and La Joya ISD.
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