• Leadership & Results Part 4: Making It Easier for Students to Pursue Higher Education
    Dec 2, 2016  - Under the leadership of Chairman John Kline (R-MN), the House Committee on Education and the Workforce has been working hard on behalf of students, small business owners, teachers, and working families. And by improving education, retirement, job training, and more, the committee has delivered impre... More
  • Kline Statement on Nomination of DeVos as Education Secretary
    Nov 23, 2016  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today issued the following statement in response to President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to become the next Secretary of Education: Betsy DeVos has been a tireless advocate for ensuring every child has an o... More
  • Kline, Foxx Statement on Education Department’s Final Student Loan Borrower Rules
    Oct 28, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) today issued the following joint statement in response the Department of Education’s final rules regarding defense to repayment for student ... More
  • Kline Statement on Education Department's Teacher Preparation Rules
    Oct 12, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s final rules regarding teacher preparation programs: Every child deserves exceptional teachers. While more needs to be done to ensu... More
  • A Better Way in September
    Sep 30, 2016  - House Republicans have been working to provide Americans A Better Way, moving forward with a bold policy agenda to tackle the country’s challenges. September was no exception, with the Committee on Education and the Workforce advancing positive solutions that will help individuals compete in the wor... More
  • Kline Statement on Education Department’s Termination of ACICS Recognition
    Sep 22, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s decision to terminate federal recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS): The department ... More
  • Shutting Down For-Profit Schools Could Hurt More People Than It Would Help
    Sep 12, 2016  - Shutting Down For-Profit Schools Could Hurt More People Than It Would Help By Editorial Board Never mind that the higher education plans of tens of thousands of students will be disrupted. Or that 8,000 people will lose their jobs. Or that American taxpayers could be on the hook for hundreds of mil... More