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Donna Shalala Introduces the Educator Preparation Reform Act in the House

Shalala, who served as president of Hunter College and the University of Miami and as the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, noted the bill “requires reporting on teacher programs that are related to success in the classroom, such as admission standards, clinical preparation requirements, and outcome measures such as placement, retention, and performance. She weighed in on the proposal on Friday. 

Donna Shalala Talked Up as Joe Biden’s Running Mate by New York Times Columnist

Now another Democrat from the Sunshine State is being mentioned as Biden’s possible understudy: U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla.

Donna Shalala in the National Spotlight With Coronavirus on Center Stage

While she took aim at the Trump administration on the matter, Shalala also called out some of her fellow Democrats.

Donna Shalala, Ross Spano Want Congressional Committee to Look at NCAA, College Athletics

Last week, U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., teamed up on the “Congressional Advisory Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics (CACIA) Act" which would create a “Blue-ribbon Congressional Commission to identify and examine issues of national concern related to the conduct of intercollegiate athletics and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).”

Donna Shalala Wants to Help Students Impacted When For-Profit Colleges Shut Down

Shalala's bill would ensure accreditors “respond to complaints, monitor and assess an institution’s records of student complaints, and submit such complaints to the Secretary and state agency as appropriate” and makes them “review teach-out plans and agreements when they see signs of a potential school closure.”
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Student Loan Payment Reform Championed by Florida Congressional Delegation Comes to Tallahassee

A proposal to help Americans behind on their student loan payments championed by members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill is coming to Tallahassee. 

Elijah Cummings Working With Florida Congressman to Help Veterans at Colleges, Universities

Despite engaging in a heated war of words with President Donald Trump in recent days, U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Mary., is also working with a Republican congressman from Florida in offering a bill to help veterans attending colleges and universities.

Veterans Groups, Education Leaders Back Donna Shalala’s Effort to Close GI Benefits Loophole

Veterans groups and education leaders are going all out to help a South Florida congresswoman’s proposal to close a loophole proprietary colleges use when it comes to federal funds, including GI benefits.
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Marco Rubio, Donna Shalala Pair Up on Student Loan Payment Reform

Rubio got some help from the Sunshine State last week as U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-NC, to bring out the House version of the bill.

Donna Shalala Backs Effort to Reduce Student Loan Debt by Expanding AmeriCorps, National Service

Last week, Shalala joined more than 180 other House Democrats to back U.S. Rep. John Larson’s ,D-Ct.,  “America’s Call to Improve Opportunities Now (ACTION) for National Service Act” and President John F. Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps was front and center.

Donna Shalala Wants to Close GI Benefits Loophole Used by For-Profit Colleges

Freshman U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., who was president of Hunter College and the University of Miami and the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, is backing the “Defending All Veterans in Education (DAVIE) Act” which, her office insisted, “closes the GI Bill loophole in federal law that allows for-profit colleges to take advantage of veterans and servicemembers.”

Donna Shalala Honors Anniversary of Susan B. Anthony Amendment that Guaranteed Women the Right...

The progress we’ve made in a mere lifetime is a testament to the power and courage of women to make our own futures, to speak up and fight back when we are ignored and belittled, and to create a movement that changes the course of history.
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