• Fundamentally Different
    Feb 29, 2016  - At a hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce questioned Acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. about how the Department of Education plans to implement the law in a manner consistent with the letter and intent of the law. Focu... More
  • An End to Common Core Coercion
    Feb 26, 2016  - At a hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce questioned Acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. about how the Department of Education plans to implement the law in a manner consistent with the letter and intent of the law. Focu... More
  • Congressional Intent
    Feb 25, 2016  - At a hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act, members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce questioned Acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. about how the Department of Education plans to implement the law in a manner consistent with the letter and intent of the law. Chairman Jo... More
  • Kline on Next Steps in K-12 Education
    Feb 25, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement today after the committee held a hearing with Acting Secretary of Education John King on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act: The Every Student Succeeds Act is based on a promise to red... More
  • Kline Statement: Hearing on "Next Steps for K-12 Education: Upholding the Letter and Intent of the Every Student Succeeds Act"
    Feb 25, 2016  - Replacing No Child Left Behind was a significant achievement that was desperately needed and long overdue. The law represented the largest expansion of federal control over K-12 schools, and it was based on the flawed premise that Washington knows best what students need in the classroom. The federa... More
  • 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... More
  • *** MEDIA ADVISORY *** THIS WEEK: Acting Secretary of Education King to Testify on Department Priorities, Next Steps for K-12 Education Reform
    Feb 22, 2016  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold two hearings this week featuring testimony from Dr. John B. King, Jr., acting secretary of education. Members will first have the opportunity to broadly examine the department’s policies and priorities, ... More