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Kline Statement: Hearing on “Examining the Policies and Priorities of the U.S. Department of Education”
Feb 24, 2016 -
I want to extend a warm welcome to Acting Secretary of Education John King, who is with us to discuss the policies and priorities of the Department of Education. Dr. King has been at the helm of the department since January and was recently nominated by the president to serve as the next secretary o...
Office of Federal Student Aid Not Serving Best Interests of Students, Taxpayers
Nov 18, 2015 -
The Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), and the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, chaired by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), today held a hearing to review the Department of Education’s Office of Federal Studen...
***MEDIA ADVISORY*** State and Local Education Leaders to Testify on Child Nutrition Programs
Jun 22, 2015 -
On Wednesday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), will hold a hearing entitled, “Child Nutrition Assistance: Looking at the Cost of Compliance for States and Schools.” The hearing will take place in room...
Kline Statment: Hearing on "Examining the Federal Government's Mismanagement of Native American Schools"
May 14, 2015 -
I’d like to begin by thanking Dr. Roessel and Mr. Mendoza for participating in this hearing. We are disappointed that Kevin Washburn, Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, declined an invitation to join us this morning. Mr. Washburn would bring an important perspective to this discussion, and it is...
Committee Leaders Seek Information Following Reports of Neglect and Abuse at Head Start Centers
Apr 14, 2015 -
House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) have requested information about how the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) responds to reports of neglect and abuse at ...
Committee Explores Proposals to Strengthen Pell Grant Program to Better Support Low-Income Students
Dec 3, 2013 -
The Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), today held a hearing entitled, “Keeping College Within Reach: Strengthening the Pell Grant Program for Future Generations.” The 11th hearing in a series designed to prepare for the Higher Education Act...
The REINS Act: Strengthening Regulatory Accountability For America’s Students and Workers
Aug 1, 2013 -
This week the House of Representatives is expected to consider H.R. 367, the Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act. Sponsored by Rep. Todd Young (R-IN), the legislation would require federal agencies to submit major regulations (those with an annual economic effect of more t...