• Reforms Needed to Modernize the American Workforce
    Jul 19, 2016  - Helping Americans succeed in the workforce is a leading priority for members on the Education and the Workforce Committee. That’s why the committee unanimously passed a bill to strengthen career and technical education and help prepare more students for today’s high-demand jobs. Mark MacCarthy, vic... More
  • Foxx: Educational Success Is About More Than Just a Degree
    Jul 13, 2016  - Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor today to emphasize the important role career and technical education, or CTE, plays in preparing students to compete in the workforce. As she explained, the bipartisan Strengthening Career a... More
  • Foxx Statement: All Education Is Career Education
    Jul 13, 2016  - For far too long, there has been a discrepancy in what students are learning in the classroom and what employers say they need in the workplace. The passage of the bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in 2014 was an important step for the millions of Americans who are looking for work... More
  • Strengthening CTE: What They’re Saying
    Jul 12, 2016  - Helping Americans succeed in today’s workforce is a leading priority for members on the Education and the Workforce Committee, and the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 5587) is an important part of that effort. The legislation will help individuals—particul... More
  • Kline Statement on June Jobs Report
    Jul 8, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released unemployment data for June 2016: After a troubling jobs report last month, it’s certainly good news that more Americans are back to work. But ... More
  • Committee Unanimously Approves Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
    Jul 7, 2016  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce today approved H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Introduced by Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA), the legislation reauthorizes and reforms the Carl D. Perkins Career and T... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Mark Up Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
    Jul 5, 2016  - On Thursday, July 7 at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will consider the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 5587). The markup will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building.... More