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  • Committee Announces Republican Subcommittee Assignments for 114th Congress
    Jan 28, 2015  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee today released subcommittee assignments for Republicans members in the 114th Congress. “We have a lot to do over the next two years,” said Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline. “Our success will be due in no small part to the great... More
  • Republican Leaders Recognize National School Choice Week
    Jan 27, 2015  - House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statements in recognition of National School Choice Week: Speaker Boehner: A good education is the great equalizer in America, and... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Urges Congress to Strengthen Support for Youth Sex Trafficking Victims
    Jan 27, 2015  - The House of Representatives is taking action this week to strengthen support for victims of youth sex trafficking. Congress has been debating a number of bipartisan proposals that would enhance existing aid for runaway and homeless youth and improve identification and assessment of child sex traffi... More
  • Kline Speaks on Education Reform at the American Enterprise Institute
    Jan 22, 2015  - Last fall the American people sent a clear message: They want to move our country in a new direction, one that will lead to prosperity and opportunity for every man and woman willing to work for it. That’s no small task when you consider the problems we face: a persistently weak economy, stagnant ho... More
  • Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Strengthen Support for Victims of Youth Sex Trafficking
    Jan 22, 2015  - A bipartisan group of House members today introduced legislation that would improve support for youth who are victims of sex trafficking. It is estimated that each year 300,000 children become victims of sex trafficking. Many of these children were once involved in a state child welfare system, yet ... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TOMORROW: Kline to Speak on Education Reform at the American Enterprise Institute
    Jan 21, 2015  - On Thursday, January 22 at 8:30 a.m., U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) will speak at the American Enterprise Institute about committee priorities for improving education. The nation’s education system faces many challenges. No Child Left Behind is no lon... More
  • Committee Requests Public Feedback to Reform Head Start Program
    Jan 21, 2015  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee today released a white paper outlining goals to reform the Head Start Act and requesting public feedback on ways to strengthen the law. The paper is the latest effort by the committee to improve federal early learning and child care programs for the na... More
  • Kline Statement on State of the Union Address
    Jan 20, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: Tonight the president had an opportunity to present an agenda that would help us tackle the tough challenges confronting our country, one... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY***Education and the Workforce Committee to Hold Organizational Meeting
    Jan 16, 2015  - On Wednesday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold its full committee organizational meeting in 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. At the organizational meeting, the committee will consider adoption of the committee rules and oversight plan. To lear... More
  • Kline Statement on Paid Sick Leave
    Jan 15, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement regarding the president's call for legislation that would mandate employers provide paid sick leave: Working families are being squeezed and the answer isn’t more government. The president has shown... More
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