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GILFORD, NH— This morning, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, visited Gilford High School to speak with students and teachers. She also shadowed Principal Anthony Sperazzo to highlight the good work the school is doing to promote innovation in the classroom.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined more than 150 of their Democratic colleagues in requesting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos turn over more information—and swiftly act to fix— the Department’s flawed handling of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced a Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant for $1,572,534 per year over the next seven years to the New Hampshire College & University Council to provide services to increase the number of low income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, today introduced legislation that would require colleges and universities to offer evidence-based substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery support services to students. Campuses across the country are feeling the impact of the opioid crisis.
PORTSMOUTH — John Kodzis knows firsthand the difficulties of hiring workers into manufacturing jobs.
“We have openings in all of our divisions,” said Kodzis, president and CEO of IPSUMM, a product development company at Pease International Tradeport focused on creative design using practiced engineering and manufacturing skills. “Signing people is tough.”
It is a lament shared by manufacturers throughout the region, a frustration the University of New Hampshire hopes to address with a grant from the National Science Foundation.