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ICYMI: Spanberger Hosts U.S. Secretary of Education Cardona at Glen Allen High School in Henrico County, Meets with Educators & Students to Champion Benefits of American Rescue Plan Ahead of New School Year

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**Click Here for Photos from the Visit** HENRICO, V.A. —Last week, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger hosted U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona at Glen Allen High School in Henrico County to help kick off the new school year and to discuss federal support Henrico County Public Schools received through the American Rescue Plan, which Spanberger voted to pass in March 2021. Du...

Henrico Citizen: U.S. Secretary of Education applauds Henrico Schools reopening plans

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HENRICO CITIZEN, ANNA BRYSON Glen Allen High School is an example of what the U.S. Secretary of Education wants to see in schools across the nation. “I’m seeing signs of recovery as a country,” said Secretary Miguel Cardona Wednesday. “When you hear band playing, and you hear kids laughing and giggling as they’re practicing volleyball.” Cardona visited Glen Allen High School on Wednesday along wit...

NBC12: ‘They deserve to be in the classroom’: U.S. Secretary of Education visits Henrico as students prepare to return to school

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NBC12, KARINA BOLSTER The U.S. Secretary of Education took time Wednesday to visit a Henrico County school and see what measures are in place once students return to the classroom. Miguel Cardona was joined by Representative Abigail Spanberger (D) and Governor Ralph Northam (D) for the tour of Glen Allen High School. “I’m seeing signs of recovery as a country,” Cardona said. “You hear bands playin...

8News: U.S. Secretary of Education tours Virginia school to see how federal relief is aiding safe reopening

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8NEWS, JACKIE DEFUSCO The country’s top education official toured a Virginia school to find out how federal coronavirus relief is helping students return to in-person learning and what more can be done moving forward. U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona was joined by Gov. Ralph Northam and Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger at Glen Allen High School in Henrico on Wednesday. Schools have benef...

Richmond Times-Dispatch: 'This is a sign of recovery': U.S. Secretary of Education visits Henrico school

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RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, KENYA HUNTER On a visit to Glen Allen High School in Henrico County, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona was excited to hear the sound of high schoolers playing drums, tubas and French horns. As he watched Henrico students ease back into extracurricular activities lost during the COVID-19 pandemic, like band, chorus and other activities, Cardona said he felt hope. C...

CBS19: Louisa County Public Schools faculty, staff prepare for start of school year

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CBS19, CARLY HAYNES Louisa County Public Schools faculty and staff are preparing to welcome more than 5,000 students back into the classrooms next week. The school division held its annual convocation in-person on Tuesday after the event went virtual last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Elected officials such as Representative Abigail Spanberger, D-7th, were in attendance as well. This year, st...

Spanberger Announces Congressional Art Competition Winner, Recognizes Work of Three Central Virginia Students

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***Click Here for Downloadable Photos*** HENRICO, V.A. – Today, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger announced the first, second, and third place winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition. First place winner Malik Kabani is a student at Hermitage High School in Henrico County. Malik’s piece entitled, “Reality Through Mixed Media” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year, alon...

Spanberger Announces Launch of Annual Congressional App Challenge for Seventh District STEM Students

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HENRICO, V.A. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today invited middle and high school students in Virginia’s Seventh District to compete in the annual Congressional App Challenge. The winner’s work will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol later this year and shared on the U.S. House of Representatives’ website. The Congressional App Challenge is an annual opportunity for young people in partici...

WVIR: Spanberger launches Congressional App Challenge

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WVIR, STEVE RAPPAPORT Virginia 7th district representative Abigail Spanberger Monday invited middle and high school students to compete in the annual Congressional App Challenge. It’s an opportunity for STEM students living to get hands-on practice with coding and computer science. The winner’s work will be displayed in the US Capitol later this year and shared on the US House of Representatives’ ...

Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star: Spanberger visits workforce training programs in Spotsy, Fredericksburg schools

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FREDERICKSBURG FREE LANCE-STAR, ADELE UPHAUS James Monroe High School is just over the border of U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger’s legislative district, but when she learned about the Fredericksburg school’s Teachers Academy from Principal Tim Duffy at a meeting of the National Principal’s Association late last month, she made plans to visit. “I’ve visited a lot of CTE programs, but this one sounded ...