Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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More on Education

Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) voted for H.R. 529, a bill to help students pay for higher education. This bill expands, strengthens, and modernizes 529 college savings accounts. These are savings accounts that states are allowed to establish for individuals to save for a college education.

Jul 24, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) voted in support of H.R. 4812, the “Student and Family Tax Simplification Act.” With tuition prices at an all-time high, this bill helps ordinary Americans afford a higher education.

Jul 14, 2014 Press Release


WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) voted in support of H.R. 5031, “the STEM Education Act.” This bipartisan bill authorizes education programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at the National Science Foundation (NSF). This bill improve K-12 competency by adding computer science to the list of disciplines.

Jul 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) announced that San Bernardino County will receive a $42 million federal grant to benefit childhood and early childhood education programs.

May 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R – Apple Valley) voted in favor of H.R. 10, the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act. This bipartisan legislation seeks to streamline the process of charter school approval, making it easier for charter developers to gain access to capital, while providing support in the acquisition and maintenance of space.

May 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representative Paul Cook (R - Apple Valley) voted today in favor of H.R. 4438, the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014. This bill will incentivize major US innovation in the medical, pharmaceutical, energy, and chemical fields by allowing increased tax credits for research expenses.

May 31, 2013 In The News
California Eighth District Congressman Paul Cook spoke to students at Inland Leaders Charter School at a special as­sembly May 24 on the school’s outdoor field.
May 15, 2013 In The News

HESPERIA • US Rep. Paul Cook told a group of junior high students that his favorite lunch lady in school was the one that gave him the most food. “You are our future, that is why you are the most important people in our community, that is why we want to feed your mind with good things and your body with good food,” Cook said during Friday morning’s “Lunch-In” at Hesperia Junior High School.

May 13, 2013 Press Release
JOSHUA TREE, Calif. – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) today cut the ceremonial ribbon to commemorate the opening of the new Joshua Tree Elementary School. Cook was joined by approximately 25 students and more than 50 individuals from the community. The new building is located about a mile north of the previous Joshua Tree Elementary School, which was built on an earthquake fault. The new school is located at 4950 Sunburst Avenue in Joshua Tree and will serve approximately 300 students when it opens this fall.