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(Washington D.C.)- Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano welcomed news last week of the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of former Pomona Unified School District Superintendent Thelma Melendez as the Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education. Napolitano has been a longtime supporter of Melendez and encouraged her to apply for a position in the administration.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano (D-Norwalk) today praised passage of H.R. 4137, the College Opportunity and Affordability Act. The bill addresses skyrocketing tuition prices and other roadblocks on the path to a college education by reforming our higher education system to operate in the best interests of students and families while boosting our competitiveness and strengthening our economic future. Napolitano cosponsored the bill which passed by a bipartisan vote of 354 to 58.