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.  

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Dec 21 2020
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“New Jersey and the nation are facing a historic public health emergency and economic crisis. Every American urgently needs relief, and some assistance is finally on the way."
Dec 14 2020
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“It’s inspiring to see the next generation create such an innovative approach to connecting novice business owners. Focusing on and developing these skills at such a young age will help set the foundation for a strong future in the business venture field."
Dec 2 2020
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“I am pleased that the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 includes our Apprenticeship Hubs Across America Act, which will provide students and workers across the country access to apprenticeship opportunities by expanding and strengthening the proven models developed by the Registered Apprenticeship Program."
Nov 20 2020
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"The National Apprenticeship Act is a vital investment in our most successful workforce training program where workers can earn while they learn, and I am pleased that five of my apprenticeship bills have been incorporated."
Nov 18 2020
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“As the country continues to face an economic crisis and changing workforce, we must continue to innovate and ensure students and workers have the skills they need – and this bill will do just that."
Nov 13 2020
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"American Training Center’s innovative programs provide students and workers the ability to pursue apprenticeship opportunities right here in South Jersey."
Sep 17 2020
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“As an electrician, I know firsthand that education and job training is not one-size-fits-all. A registered apprenticeship program shaped my life – laying the foundation for me to go from construction work to Congress.”
Jul 29 2020
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“I was once a single dad, working in construction, and back then, it was hard to find affordable, quality child care. Today, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s nearly impossible."
Jul 1 2020
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“In Congress, my top three priorities are jobs, education and security, and this bill’s infrastructure investments check all three of those boxes.”
Jun 22 2020
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"In Congress, my top three priorities are jobs, education and security, and this sweeping legislation checks all three boxes."