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April 18, 2017 Press Release

RICHMOND – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) announced today the formation of a community-based task force to address unfair and unwarranted disparities in student treatment at public schools in his congressional district.

“I remain extremely concerned about the treatment of minority and special needs students throughout my district,” said Congressman Donald McEachin. “I organized the ‘Special Needs Task Force’ because of my serious concern based on reports and complaints from parents and members of the community.”

March 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) today sent a letter to Secretary Betsy DeVos requesting that the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights investigate documented disparities in the treatment of students within Virginia's Fourth Congressional District. He released this statement announcing the letter:

March 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) released the following statement about the proposed level of spending for after-school programs indicated in the President’s budget blueprint:

March 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) released the following statement about the level of spending for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) proposed by President Trump in his budget:

March 13, 2017 Press Release

RICHMOND – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) announced that The Improvement Association in Emporia will receive $1,012,111.00 in grant funding to support their Head Start program.

“I am excited to see that some of our youngest constituents at The Improvement Association will be supported with this well-deserved grant funding. Head Start programs have proven to help the community and jump start young minds on the path to be college and career ready,” said Congressman Donald McEachin.

February 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) issued the following statement on the introduction of legislation that would use the federal rehabilitation tax credit to help fund cost-effective renovations of dilapidated schools:

“I am excited to join with my good friend, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02), to co-sponsor this bill that will provide a new cost-cutting tool that will make renovating older schools more financially feasible.