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  • Kline, Miller Praise Passage of Charter School Bill
    May 9, 2014  - The House of Representatives today approved the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act (H.R. 10) with strong bipartisan support in a vote of 360 to 45. Introduced by House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Senior Democratic Member George Miller... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Speaks in Support of Bipartisan Charter School Bill
    May 8, 2014  - The House of Representatives is currently debating the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act (H.R. 10), legislation to bolster local charter school initiatives, aid the expansion and replication of successful charter school models, and improve charter school accessibility for s... More
  • House Approves Legislation to Enhance Education Research
    May 8, 2014  - The House of Representatives today approved the Strengthening Education through Research Act (H.R. 4366) with bipartisan support. Introduced by Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) and Ranking Member Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), the bill reauth... More
  • Rokita Statement: H.R. 4366, Strengthening Education through Research Act
    May 8, 2014  - More than a decade ago, Congress approved the Education Sciences Reform Act, legislation that established the Institute of Education Sciences to gather information on education progress, conduct research on education practices in schools, and evaluate the effectiveness of federal education programs ... More
  • Kline Statement: H.R. 10, the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act
    May 8, 2014  - For many children and their parents, charter schools are a beacon of hope for a better education – and a better life. The schools are extraordinarily in demand; waitlists for charter schools have grown steadily in recent years, with more than one million students’ names on waitlists for the 2013-201... More
  • What They’re Saying: Education Stakeholders Express Support for Bipartisan Charter School Bill
    May 7, 2014  - Education and community leaders are voicing support for the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act (H.R. 10), bipartisan legislation to support charter school growth that is expected to be considered by the House this week. Stakeholders praise the legislation for bolstering loca... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TODAY: Charter Schools Week Press Conference
    May 7, 2014  - Today at 4:00p.m., House Republican leaders will hold a press conference to discuss the important role quality charter schools play in the nation's education system. The press conference will also highlight the ​Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act​ (H.R. 10), legislation that... More
  • INFOGRAPHIC: The Growing Demand for Quality Charter Schools
    May 5, 2014  - To kick off the 15th annual National Charter Schools Week, the House Education and the Workforce Committee has put together an infographic to highlight the growing demand for quality charter schools: The charter school movement has grown significantly since it began more than twenty years ago. But w... More
  • ICYMI: Kline bill would give charter schools a boost
    May 5, 2014  - Proponents created public charter schools, in part, to use them to incubate new educational approaches, then replicate the successes. Charters started in Minnesota about 20 years ago, and today there are thousands of them with nearly a million students nationwide. But not nearly enough of the highe... More
  • Kline: Prioritize Funding for Special Needs Students
    Apr 29, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today urged the Obama administration and House Appropriations Committee leadership to increase support for students with disabilities by prioritizing federal funding for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (... More
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