Education

House Passes Rose’s Anti-Bullying Legislation Named in Honor of Staten Islander

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Video of Rose’s speech HERE. The House of Representatives today passed Congressman Max Rose’s bipartisan legislation, Danny’s Law, to address bullying in schools. The legislation is named in honor of Daniel Fitzpatrick, a 13-year-old from Staten Island who took his own life as a direct result of bullying at school in August 2016. His mother became outspoken anti-bullying advocates and established ... Read more »

Rose Announces Nearly $1.5 Million in Federal Funding to Support CSI Research

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Congressman Max Rose announced today that nearly $1.5 million in federal funding has been awarded to CUNY College of Staten Island (CSI) from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research and projects regarding STEM education and job training for adolescents with autism and on the impact of sleep on learning in infancy. “Inspiring research is being conducted every day by some of the best and ... Read more »

3 Staten Island Schools to Close due to Senate Inaction on State and Local Funding, Rose Calls for Action

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Congressman Max Rose issued the following statement on the announcement that three Staten Island schools will close due to inaction by the U.S. Senate to pass the Heroes Act, which provided billions in critical funding for state, local governments, and schools. According to Office of the Superintendent of Schools, the St. Peter-St. Paul School in New Brighton, St. Joseph-St. Thomas School in Pleas... Read more »

Rose’s Office Announces Staten Island Colleges and Universities Receive Over $26 Million in CARES Act Funding, at Least Half to go to Students

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The Office of Congressman Max Rose announced today that three Staten Island colleges and universities will receive more than $26 million in federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security (CARES) Act—at least half of which is for emergency financial aid grants to students. “There isn’t a corner of our community that hasn’t been hit by the coronavirus and its ripple effects,” ... Read more »

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 »