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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
  • ***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
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Secretary Duncan to Discuss Education Department's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget and Policy Priorities
    Apr 25, 2014  - On Tuesday, April 29 at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, “Reviewing the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal for the Department of Education.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Raybu... More
  • Kline, Miller Introduce Legislation to Support Quality Charter Schools
    Apr 1, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Senior Democrat George Miller (D-CA) today introduced the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act (H.R. 10), legislation to encourage the growth and expansion of quality charter schools. “I had the opportu... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Kline, Messer to Tour Minnesota Charter Schools, Discuss Importance of #SchoolChoice
    Mar 27, 2014  - On Monday, March 31, 2014 House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN), chair of the House School Choice Caucus, will tour Global Academy in Columbia Heights, Minnesota, and Aspen Academy in Savage, Minnesota. At each charter school, Chairman ... More
  • Subcommittee Explores House Priorities for CCDBG Reauthorization
    Mar 25, 2014  - The House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), today held a hearing entitled, “The Foundation for Success: Strengthening the Child Care and Development Block Grant Program.” During the hearing, members discussed the committee’s pri... More
  • Hearing Highlights Charter School Success
    Mar 12, 2014  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing entitled, “Raising the Bar: The Role of Charter Schools in K-12 Education.” During the hearing, members discussed ways charter schools are empowering parents, pioneering fresh teaching methods... More
  • Republican Leaders Recognize National School Choice Week
    Jan 27, 2014  - House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), and House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statements in recognition of National School Choice Week (January 26-Feb 1): Speaker Boehner: When parents are empowered to select th... More
  • Kline, Rokita Applaud Developments in Louisiana Private School Choice Lawsuit
    Nov 19, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice dropped its injunction against a private school choice program in Louisiana... More
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