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Education

I firmly believe that education is the incubator of American innovation, prosperity, and economic equality. I have consistently advocated for programs such as Title I, Head Start, migrant education, and tutoring and mentoring for first-year college students. I will continue to support year-round Pell, streamlined student loan repayment processes, and student loan forgiveness for public service. 

 

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July 22, 2017 In The News

Congratulations to the newly named local Fulbright recipients.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., recently announced that nine outstanding individuals from California’s 20th Congressional District received Fulbright awards during the 2016-2017 academic year.

“I offer my congratulations to these nine promising young leaders who are participating in the one of the most prestigious exchange programs in the world,” Congressman Panetta stated. “I know that they will continue to inspire change through diplomacy and strengthen our foreign relations.”

July 21, 2017 In The News

Rep. Jimmy Panetta announced that the University of California Santa Cruz was awarded a $77,000 federal grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development for a project called The Emergence of Prosocial Behavior in Infants.

The proposed research will improve our understanding of how infants begin to help others by employing a new methodological approach to studying transitions in social development.

July 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), announced that nine outstanding individuals from California’s 20th Congressional District received Fulbright awards during the 2016-2017 academic year.

“I offer my congratulations to these nine promising young leaders who are participating in the one of the most prestigious exchange programs in the world,” said Congressman Panetta. “I know that they will continue to inspire change through diplomacy and strengthen our foreign relations.”

July 20, 2017 In The News
Congressman Jimmy Panetta and Monterey Peninsula College President Walt Tribley will deliver remarks in the afternoon.
July 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), announced that the Monterey County Office of Education received a federal grant totaling $13,184,828 to continue Head Start and Early Head Start services in Monterey County.

“I firmly believe that education is the incubator of American innovation, prosperity, and economic equality,” said Congressman Panetta. “This grant will help children in Monterey County build the foundation they will need to be successful students. I will continue to advocate for robust funding for education programs like Head Start.”

July 6, 2017 In The News

SOUTH COUNTY — Central Coast school districts were awarded more than $28 million in Title 1 grants for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year, and several South Monterey County schools were included.

The announcement came from Congressman Jimmy Panetta.

July 3, 2017 In The News

SALINAS >> The Food Safety Modernization Act requires all fresh food facilities to have food safety inspectors with the proper education and credentials.

And thanks to a grant just awarded to Hartnell College and CSU Monterey Bay, Monterey County students will soon be able to get skills needed to get into those careers.

Hartnell and CSUMB will establish two new agricultural programs: food safety management and plant and soil science degrees. The bachelor degrees will be jumpstarted with a grant close to $290,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

June 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), announced California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) received a federal grant totaling $289,532 to teach the next generation of food and agricultural science professionals. The grant is funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants Program.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), announced that 30 school districts on the central coast of California have been awarded federal Title I grants totaling $28,935,678.61 for the 2017-2018 school year.

“Title I funds are the backstop to ensure all students receive an equitable education across our Central Coast schools,” said Congressman Panetta. “I am proud to represent a diverse region that values investments in our children to foster their future success.”

Twenty Monterey County schools were awarded Title I funding, including:

June 2, 2017 In The News

Los colegios y las universidades de la zona recibieron casi $1.5 millones de dólares en subvenciones federales del Departamento de Educación de EE. UU.

Los Centros de Matemáticas y Ciencias del Programa Upward Bound del Departamento de Educación financian programas que capacitan a estudiantes de preparatoria de familias marginadas, en las que ninguno de los padres ha recibido un título universitario. La meta es prepararlos para la universidad y para que desarrollen carreras profesionales en matemáticas y ciencias.