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At my recent visit to Anvil Academy in Newberg, I met a student with a learning disability who is using woodworking skills to start his own business. Another powerful success story came from Tigard-Tualatin Superintendent Dr. Sue Rieke-Smith, who told me about how a student experiencing profound poverty and homelessness was transformed by an auto mechanics class and is now in college studying to become a mechanical engineer.
WASHINGTON, DC [08/10/18] – Congresswoman Bonamici (OR-01) issued the following statement after the Trump administration moved to repeal the gainful employment rule, which protects students attending career colleges from being burdened by student loan debt that they cannot repay.
Portland, Oregon- A $3 Million grant from the Federal Economic Development Administration was announced by Governor Kate Brown. The funds are going to support a trans-formative project in Northwest Oregon.
The grant will be received by the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center. Representative Suzanne Bonamicci says not only is the increase in technology education and research and development a benefit to the Columbia County region but to all of Oregon.
Oregon Institute of Technology has received a $3,000,000 grant to retrofit and equip Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center’s (OMIC) R&D facility.
The U.S. Commerce said it's putting $3 million toward a Scappoose training facility that could create hundreds of jobs.