Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Education

Since the birth of our country, the cornerstone of the American dream has been opportunity. In the 21st century, access to that opportunity requires access to a high quality education system that allows students to compete in the global economy. We have a duty to provide everyone with access to a robust educational pipeline from preschool through high school to ensure that they have the opportunity to grow and pursue their full potential.

Finally, the key to achieving success in a modern economy is higher education. American students have access to the best higher educational opportunities available, including traditional four year colleges, apprenticeships and other technical training; but they deserve the opportunity to improve their career prospects without becoming burdened by debt.  

More on Education

May 8 2018
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"This Old House is bringing much-needed attention to apprenticeships with Generation NEXT and I hope our collaborations help us lift up high-quality career training programs.”
Mar 30 2018
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“These grants are a win-win-win – recognizing one of South Jersey’s premier educational institutions, promoting work of dedicated local educators and advancing innovative research."
Feb 28 2018
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"We can only prevent future tragedies by working together to solve our nation’s gun violence epidemic. Our children’s lives depend on it.”
Feb 16 2018
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“We stand ready to lead and do our job with regard to this difficult subject.”
Feb 13 2018
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“These students represent the best of the best of South Jersey.”
Feb 6 2018
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“South Jersey has established itself as a research and medical education hub, and these funds will continue to push our engineering, science and health expertise to the next level.”
Feb 2 2018
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"The STRIVE Act means peace of mind for educators across the country and will encourage our best and brightest teachers to serve in high-needs areas, so all our kids can benefit from a great education.”
Dec 13 2017
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“At a time when Republicans are already rewarding billionaires at the expense of hardworking families with their tax scam, they are now making college less affordable. It’s a double-whammy for the middle class."
Sep 15 2017
News Release
U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross announced that Rutgers University in Camden has been awarded a $452,829 federal Academic Research Enhancement Award by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
Sep 5 2017
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"The four-year college experience is critical for many, but it’s not for everyone, so it’s important we allow 529s to be used in more than one way that helps shape our workforce."