• Leadership & Results Part 1: Empowering Americans to Compete in the Workforce
    Nov 30, 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 October Jobs Report
    Nov 4, 2016  - WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released unemployment data for October 2016: Our country needs a strong, vibrant economy that provides every man and woman an opportunity to work har... More
  • Kline Statement on September Jobs Report
    Oct 7, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released unemployment data for September 2016: Another month has gone by in this slow economic recovery and working families are still waiting for a return to robust gr... 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: Debate on H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act
    Sep 13, 2016  - A quality education is vital to succeeding in today’s workforce. However, it’s important to know that a quality education doesn’t have to mean a four-year college degree. Career and technical education can be just as valuable, and for many individuals, it’s the path that’s best for them. Earlier thi... More
  • Thompson Statement: Debate on H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act
    Sep 13, 2016  - A weak economy and advances in technology have dramatically changed today’s job market, creating both challenges and opportunities for men and women entering the workforce. That is why equipping today’s students with the tools they need to remain competitive is essential. One way we can achieve that... More
  • Rethinking Pathways to Prosperity
    Sep 8, 2016  - Career and technical education helps students acquire the education, skills, and experience they need to compete and succeed in the workforce. That’s why Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA) introduced—and the committee unanimously approved—the Strengthening Career and Techni... More