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  • Equipping students for success
    Posted in Blog on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Friend, Throughout southern Ohio, I've met many talented men and women who have pursued career and technical education to develop the skills needed for high-wage jobs in fields like agriculture, manufacturing, public safety, business, and information technology: Meeting with folks at the Grant Career Center in Bethel to discuss how they're preparing American workers for the needs of the 21st century. Touring the Scioto County Career Technical Center to see how they give students the skills they ... Read more

  • Congressman Wenstrup visits North Adams Library
    Posted in In The News on July 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Education

    Congressman Brad Wenstrup joined a younger crowd Tuesday morning, June 28 at the North Adams Public Library for story time and lunch with the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Wenstrup read “Fourth of July Fireworks” by Patrick Merrick to the children. Afterward he talked about Independence Day and the history of fireworks and what they symbolize for Americans. “Congressman Wenstrup was looking at the Food Service Program and how it’s working out for us, and how we can make it better,” said Ju... Read more

  • Wenstrup Talks School Lunch Changes at Nagel
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Cincinnati, OH – Across the nation, local school districts are preparing for second round of federal regulations that will greatly impact what students can be served for lunch at school. Monday, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-2) met with local school nutrition experts at Nagel Middle School to discuss the impacts of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act on Ohio school districts. Participating in a roundtable discussion during the visit, Meredith Potter with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation comm... Read more

  • Wenstrup Continues Pushback Against Common Core
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monday, Congressman Brad Wenstrup and five other Ohio congressmen sent a joint letter to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, expressing concerns about the rushed and expensive implementation of Common Core. Common Core is the federal education initiative being adopted by approximately forty five states, including Ohio. The letter insists that local parents, teachers, and state officials know what is best for their school districts, not federal bureaucrats. “I fear that these n... Read more

  • Wenstrup: Federal Legislation Empowers Local Educators
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Parents, teachers, and students may soon see greater local direction in education decisions if the House of Representatives’ H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, becomes law. This legislation is the first update to federal education policy since the passage of No Child Left Behind in 2001 and shifts an antiquated one-size-fits all policy towards greater local control. Representative Brad Wenstrup voted in support of the Student Success Act. “Education decisions are best made by our local parents and... Read more