• Thompson Statement: Markup of H.R. 5587, "Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act"
    Jul 7, 2016  - As co-chair of the Career and Technical Education Caucus and the sponsor of H.R. 5587, I am happy to have an opportunity today to discuss this bipartisan legislation. It’s no secret that our country continues to face significant economic challenges, and it’s no surprise that many men and women are w... More
  • Kline Statement: Markup of H.R. 5587, "Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act"
    Jul 7, 2016  - The committee meets to consider H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Introduced by Representatives Glenn Thompson and Katherine Clark, this bipartisan bill will help more Americans—particularly younger Americans—compete and succeed in today’s workforc... More
  • Kline Statement: Hearing on “Next Steps in K-12 Education: Examining Recent Efforts to Implement the Every Student Succeeds Act”
    Jun 23, 2016  - Welcome back, Secretary King, and thank you for joining us. When we last met, the process for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act was just getting underway. We had a healthy discussion about the bipartisan reforms Congress passed and the president signed into law. Those reforms are designed ... More
  • Foxx Statement: Markup of H.R. 3178
    Jun 22, 2016  - Each year, families across the country face difficult decisions about where they can afford to send their children to college and what institution is the best fit for them. Students must wade through massive and often conflicting amounts of information in order to make an informed choice. While the ... More
  • Guthrie Statement: Markup of H.R. 3179
    Jun 22, 2016  - I’m happy to be here today to help address several challenges facing Americans pursuing a higher education. One of those challenges is understanding the federal financial aid process. Students and parents face a number of difficult questions when considering their higher education opportunities. Dec... More
  • Heck Statement: Markup of H.R. 5528
    Jun 22, 2016  - Early last year, I held a roundtable on higher education in my district to help better understand the issues facing students, teachers, and higher ed administrators in Nevada. Nearly everyone in attendance raised the issue of the overly complicated student aid application process, and specifically, ... More
  • Heck Statement: Markup of H.R. 5529
    Jun 22, 2016  - Like many states, Nevada has a severe doctor shortage. While the number of patients is steadily increasing, there continues to be too few qualified health care providers to meet this growing demand for care. Additionally, while the Hispanic population is growing throughout the country, especially in... More