Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Representing California’s 46th Congressional District
PRESS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 19, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Barb Solish, 202-226-8373, Barb.Solish@mail.house.gov
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) today voted against H.R. 5, dubbed the “Letting Students Down Act,” a bill that undermines the foundations of America’s education system. (Editor’s Note: this bill is actually called the Student Success Act).
During consideration, Rep. Sanchez put forth an amendment that House Republicans denied debate on. The amendment would have created a grant program to fund international education supplemental activities for students including Model U.N., geography bees, and foreign language clubs. Continue reading