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WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in recognition of three Congressional District 30 schools that were awarded the National Blue Ribbon honor because of their ability to help all students achieve at high levels:
DALLAS, TX – Earlier this month, Texas Instruments (TI) announced that their investments to improve K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education through corporate and foundation grants will total $6.2 million in 2017. The grants are focused on programs that enhance STEM effectiveness among teachers and student improvement in STEM subjects. Texas organizations received a total of $4.5 million:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Johnson welcomed 27 scholars from the University of Texas at Dallas Eugene McDermott Scholars Program to the U.S. Capitol:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in response to the release of the U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Ranking of Best High Schools in the country, which had two Dallas-area schools, The School for the Talented and Gifted (TAG) ranked the fourth best high school nationwide and the School of Science and Engineering ranked the ninth best nationwide:
About the Competition
Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated.
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will host the 14th Annual Math and Science Lecture Series on Friday, March 24th, at 9:30am CST at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center. Speakers will include Dr. Walter Voit, Associate Professor of Material Sciences and Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas; and Dr. Russell Stoneback, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Dallas, TX – On March 24, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted the 14th “Eddie Bernice Johnson Math and Science Lecture Series”, in partnership with the University of Texas at Dallas’, at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center in Dallas, Texas. The lecture series was started by the University of Texas at Dallas in an effort to expose Dallas-area high school students to career opportunities, and accomplished professionals in the disciplines of math and science. Due to the impending vote in Washington D.C. on the nation’s health care laws, Congresswoman Johnson was not in attendance.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Johnson released the following statement after the president released his FY2018 budget proposal:
Dallas, TX - (Tuesday, February 21, 2017) – Yesterday, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted her 22nd Annual Prayer Breakfast at the Music Hall in Fair Park. This year’s keynote address was given by award-winning author and activist, Reverend Dr. Michael W. Waters. In her opening remarks, Congresswoman Johnson spoke about finding strength in prayer and the importance of prayer now more than ever.
On February 20th, 2017, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted the 22nd Annual State of the District Prayer Breakfast at the Music Hall at Fair Park. This event was a special time for faith-based leaders to offer prayers for the citizens of North Texas and have a discussion on a wide range of subjects in order to foster learning, inspiration and collaboration to better serve our shared community.