Michael McCaul on Education

Last Updated : Oct 26, 2010

Summary

Congressman McCaul has stated that the technology sector of the future will depend on education today. He has worked on a bi-partisan level with Congressman Cuellar on a dropout prevention program that highlights increased funding for NCLB, english immersion, and programs to target at risk students.

 

Dropout Prevention Summit

In October of 2008, Congressman McCaul released a press statement noting his work on a dropout summit.

 

Official Website Statements

 

Voting Record

America COMPETES Reauthorization Act

In May of 2010 the House voted on reauthorizing the America COMPETES Act. The act passed the House 262-150. Michael McCaul voted in favor of reauthorizing the America COMPETES Act.

Michael McCaul voted in favor of reauthorizing the America COMPETES Act.

College Cost Reduction and Access Act

The College Cost Reduction and Access Act is a significant education bill dealing largely with funding for higher education. The bill removes tuition sensitivity for Pell Grants, increases the amount available for Pell grants, Funds the Upward Bound program, establishes the TEACH Grants, reduces student loan repayment rates, sets deferments based on need and establishes some partner based grants. The bill got the full support of the Democrats, but passed with the support of only about 1/4 of the Republicans. Michael McCaul voted in favor of the College Cost Reduction and Access Act.

Michael McCaul voted in favor of the College Cost Reduction and Access Act.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

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