Education

Rose Seeks Congressional Art Competition Entries from High School Students

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Congressman Max Rose is asking high school students who reside or attend school in New York’s 11th Congressional District to submit their original artwork for the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. The theme of this year’s competition is “Salute to Public Servants.” Students are asked to submit artwork that honors those who serve the community. “The Congressional Art Competition is a chance to sh... Read more »

Rose Announces More than $2.2 Million in Additional Funding for Staten Island Mental Health Society

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Congressman Max Rose, a former non-profit healthcare executive, announced today that the Staten Island Mental Health Society, a division of Richmond University Medical Center, was awarded more than $2.2 million federal funding, on top of a $1.8 million grant that was awarded earlier this year, to support Head Start programs. “Once again, I am pleased to see the Administration making this investmen... Read more »

Rose Announces Nearly $750k in Federal Funding for CSI Research

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Congressman Max Rose announced today that researchers at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island (CSI) have recently been awarded $741,226 in federal funding for two separate research projects. “We have some of the best and brightest men and women right here on Staten Island taking on the tough issues and challenges facing our community and our country,” Rose said. “I’m proud to ... Read more »

Rose Announces More Than $1.8 Million Awarded to Staten Island Mental Health Society

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Congressman Max Rose, a former non-profit healthcare executive, announced today that the Staten Island Mental Health Society was awarded more than $1.8 million federal funding to support Head Start programs. “Over its history, Head Start has helped over 30 million children get the reading, math and developmental skills they need to be successful in school,” said Rose. “I am pleased that this fundi... Read more »

Student roundtable on gun violence held in Bay Ridge just hours before Colorado shooting

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Rep. Max Rose held a gun violence roundtable with students at Fort Hamilton High School on May 7. Just hours before a school shooting in Colorado Tuesday, a Brooklyn politician spearheaded a student roundtable discussion about gun violence at a Bay Ridge school that, last year, underwent a lock-down for a rumored shooter on the premises. U.S. Rep Max Rose, an Army combat veteran and a member of th... Read more »

Rep. Max Rose hosts gun violence roundtable discussion

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Gun violence was the topic of a roundtable discussion involving students at Fort Hamilton High School Tuesday. Rep. Max Rose says the goal of the discussion was simply to listen to what students have to say. He also says it's important to tell students that government plays a part in reducing school shootings. The discussion carried a lot of weight for students at the school after the principal sa... Read more »

Rep. Rose Calls on Department of Education to Reverse Budget Cuts

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Rep. Max Rose has called on the Department of Education to reverse proposed budget cuts that would hurt thousands of special needs families on Staten Island and South Brooklyn. “It’s easy to do the right thing in the face of intense public backlash, but what my constituents need is someone who will fight for them even when the news cycle has moved on and few people are paying attention,” Rose said... Read more »

Rose Demands Department of Education Reverse Cuts to Special Needs Programs

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Congressman Max Rose is urging the Department of Education to reverse proposed budget cuts that would harm thousands of special needs families on Staten Island and in South Brooklyn. “It’s easy to do the right thing in the face of intense public backlash, but what my constituents need is someone who will fight for them even when the news cycle has moved on and few people are paying attention,” Ros... Read more »

Max Rose bestows Congressional Award on 11 Staten Island youngsters

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Rep. Max Rose presented 11 young recipients with the Congressional Award for their outstanding personal achievements and service to their community during a ceremony this week inside Moore Catholic High School in Graniteville. The esteemed award is the U.S. Congress’ honor for young Americans who have achieved goals in four program areas: Public service, personal development, fitness and explorati... Read more »