Sherrod on the Trail: Students for Sherrod launch

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Today’s Students for Sherrod launch was nothing short of inspiring. This year’s going to be different—because of your generation. Here’s what I’m asking you to do: Volunteer, knock doors, and talk about issues with your classmates. Think about five people you know and get them involved on the campaign. That’s how we win in November.    

“Betsy DeVos proposes rules that would cut student loan relief by an estimated $13 billion” —LA Times; 7/25/2018 A college education is already too expensive for many students. Every year, many students graduate with debilitating debt, causing them to put off life goals. Now, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is trying to make it even harder for […]

Betsy DeVos’ job title is Secretary of Education. But it’s pretty clear that her priority is anything but helping our country’s students get ahead. Here are just a few ways that Secretary DeVos—and this administration—aren’t exactly looking out for the students they’re supposed to be serving: 1. DeVos puts profits ahead of students’ educations DeVos […]

It’s officially Back to School month! As students and educators across the country are gearing up to head back into their classrooms, it’s important to remember the challenges that too many among us face in receiving an education. (And Secretary Betsy DeVos is certainly not making it easier.) Luckily, Sherrod stands with students and educators—and […]

News-Herald — Ohio education and food program officials want to increase the number of children in low-income areas who participate in a program that offers them free breakfasts or lunches during the summer, when they’re not getting meals at school.

Increasing access and participation in the federally funded Summer Food Service Program is the focus of a summit Monday in Grove City. It comes on the heels of news that a record high of nearly 841,000 Ohio students, or about 45 percent, are eligible for free or reduced-cost school lunches based on their family incomes.

Morning Journal Lorain has the right assets — educated students and dedicated workers, a history of manufacturing, and innovative businesses — to lead our state’s economic recovery. We need to continue to harness these strengths to ensure Ohio remains competitive in the years to come.

Fox19  – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced Monday that new federal resources will be awarded to Cincinnati State Technical and Community College in Clifton for job training and workforce development targeted to unemployed workers.

Brown introduced an amendment to reauthorize the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program, which helps workers displaced by foreign trade train for new jobs.

WKSU – One of President Obama’s first campaign stops for his new jobs package was in an Ohio school. And school construction is a centerpiece not only of his package, but of a bill introduced last week by Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown. In an interview with WKSU’s M.L. Schultze today (Thursday), Brown says it’s a matter of preserving what the nation has already built.