BUSTOS REMINDS INTERESTED HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO SUBMIT MILITARY ACADEMY NOMINATIONS

Applications Due Friday, November 1, 2019 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded interested students that she is accepting applications from high school students for nominations to the United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2020. The deadline for submitting a completed nomination packet to Congresswoman Bustos’ office is Friday, […]

BUSTOS, KATKO INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN SENATOR PAUL SIMON STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM ACT

WASHINGTON – Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and John Katko (NY-24) recently reintroduced the bipartisan Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act. This bill would establish a competitive grant program, run by the Department of Education, for colleges and universities to expand study abroad opportunities for undergraduate students. It is named after the late Illinois Senator, Paul Simon, […]

BUSTOS ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HIGHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – announced that Highland Community College will receive $30,000 in federal funding. These federal dollars were awarded through the Department of Education’s Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program (CCAMPIS), which helps provide campus-based child care services to parents […]

BUSTOS, LAHOOD ANNOUNCE FEDERAL INVESTMENT IN PEORIA BOARD OF EDUCATION

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced a $466,931 grant for the Board of Education of the City of Peoria for Fiscal Year 2019. The funding is awarded through the U.S. Department of Education’s Full Service Community Schools Program and is part of a five year grant, which would total […]