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He highlighted the major increase in funding for full-service community schools in remarks in a July 27 floor speech, noting that they “help the youngest Americans and their families access critical services all in one place. When children and their families have easy access to these resources, it means greater success for students throughout their later years in school, better preparing them for college and careers and helping us close the achievement gap.”
He introduced an amendment to the appropriations bill to strike language allowing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients to work in Congress; the House rejected the amendment.
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