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Washington DC - Today the University of California Regents released its Final Report of the Regents Working Group on Principles Against Intolerance.
Congressman Sherman issued the following statement in response:
“I am pleased to see that the final report explicitly condemns anti‐Semitism and anti‐Zionism. This is a significant victory for Jewish students who have faced multiple, unsettling incidents involving anti-Semitic epithets, slurs, obscenities, and even physical violence.
Washington DC - Each year, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. The Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students in the 30th Congressional District.
Washington DC - Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Los Angeles), former chair of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism and senior member of House Foreign Affairs Committee issued the following statement:
There are important differences between the email received by school officials in Los Angeles and those received by school officials in New York City – the New York City email was considerably less credible::
Congressman Brad Sherman speaks to graduates at the Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies graduation, Wednesday, June 4, 2014. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker/Los Angeles Daily News)
Congressman Sherman Prioritizing Education
Washington DC - Today, Congressman Sherman (D –CA) helped prevent student loan interest rates from doubling.
Without Congressional action, almost eight million undergraduate students would have seen the interest rates on their need based student loans double from 3.4% to 6.8%. This would have cost the average borrower more than $2,800 in additional interest payments.
Urges LAUSD to Restore Funding
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) again urged the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to restore funding for the adult education program and identify options to preserve the program for thousands of students and teachers in the San Fernando Valley and throughout Los Angeles. In January, Sherman wrote to the LAUSD Board of Education to express his concerns with the plan to eliminate the program.
White House Names Local Burbank Teacher as the 2012 Teacher of the Year
Sherman Oaks, CA – On Wednesday, November 9th, Congressman Brad Sherman spoke at the New Community Jewish High School in West Hills. Sherman has routinely hosted town hall meetings for students during his time in Congress including multiple events at nearly every public and private high school in the San Fernando Valley.
Congressman Sherman Chats With Students at High Tech High