More on Education

May 26, 2017

Payne, Jr. Announces $3.7 Million in Upward Bound Grants for New Jersey Schools

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced the awarding of $3,662,085 in Fiscal Year 2017 grant funding to New Jersey institutions of higher education through the U.S. Department of Education’s Upward Bound Program for pre-college education programs for disadvantage students.

Mar 28, 2017

Payne, Jr. Priorities Included in Congressional Black Caucus Policy Agenda Delivered to President

Last week, ahead of their meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, the Congressional Black Caucus presented the president with a 130-page policy document titled, “We Have a Lot to Lose: Solutions to Advance Black Families in the 21st Century.” Included in the document are a number of Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) priorities on gun safety reform, testing for lead contamination, colorectal cancer detection, and childhood education.

May 9, 2016

Payne, Jr. Visits Head Start Center in Newark to Highlight Importance of Early Learning

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) visited The Leaguers, Inc. in Newark to highlight the importance of early learning and Head Start programs for New Jersey families and communities.

May 4, 2016

Payne, Jr. Announces $1.4 Million Federal Grant to Prepare 27 STEM Teachers for High-Need NJ Schools

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced that New Jersey City University (NJCU) has been awarded a $1,444,698 federal grant to recruit, prepare, and retain 27 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teachers for high-need school districts in New Jersey.