• Protecting America’s Students, Workers, Teachers, & Retirement Savers
    May 19, 2017  - Rolling back the regulatory onslaught of the Obama administration has long been a priority for House Republicans. Through the Congressional Review Act, the House and Senate passed — and President Trump signed — 14 resolutions to repeal harmful Obama-era regulations. Members on the House Committee o... More
  • Improving Support for Missing and Exploited Children Act
    May 8, 2017  - Protecting our country’s most vulnerable children has long been a national priority. That’s why Congress passed the Missing Children’s Assistance Act in 1984, establishing a grant to support efforts to find missing children and prevent child exploitation. For more than 30 years, the grant has helped... More
  • Charter Schools: Providing Hope and Opportunity
    May 5, 2017  - Parents should determine which school is best for their children — not zip codes. With the rise of charter schools across the country, more students are able to escape underperforming schools and receive the high-quality education they deserve. In fact, the success and popularity of the charter sch... More
  • Foxx Reacts to Report on D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program
    Apr 27, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement in response to a report on the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program and its impact on student test scores: We always need to be honest about how students are performing in the ... More
  • Foxx Welcomes Review of K-12 Regulatory Policies
    Apr 26, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order requiring the Department of Education to review K-12 regulatory policies: The committee is leading the way in reducing the fede... More
  • President Trump Signs Resolution Overturning Obama-era Regulation That Undermined Local Control of Schools
    Mar 27, 2017  - President Trump today signed a resolution to rescind the Obama administration’s final regulation implementing accountability provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – a victory for local school boards over a National School Board and an affirmation that Congress writes the law, not the ... More
  • Foxx, Rokita Statement on Education Department's ESSA State Plans Guidance
    Mar 13, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, today issued the following joint statement in response to the Department of Education's upd... More