• Overtime Rule Threatens Opportunity, Upward Mobility
    May 18, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) issued the following joint statement on the Department of Labor’s final overtime rule: Our nation’s overtime rules need to be streamlined and modernized to provid... More
  • Kline Statement on New Education Department Guidance
    May 13, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today issued the following statement in response to new Title IX guidance from the Departments of Education and Justice: These are deeply personal issues that should be discussed and decided openly, where all Americans have an op... More
  • Witnesses: Must Find Balance Between Education Research and Student Privacy
    Mar 22, 2016  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), held a hearing today to examine federal policies affecting education research and student privacy. Members and witnesses discussed how education research is used, how states can protect student privacy while condu... More
  • *** MEDIA ADVISORY *** TOMORROW: Committee to Examine Education Research and Student Privacy Protections
    Mar 21, 2016  - On Tuesday, March 22 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, “Strengthening Education Research and Privacy Protections to Better Serve Students.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House ... More
  • House Passes Bill to Extend Perkins Loan Program
    Dec 17, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Rep. Mike Bishop (R-MI) issued the following statements today after the House passed bipartisan legislation extending the Federal Perkins Loan Program, which expired earlier this year: “I applaud the House and Senate for comi... More
  • Kline, Bishop Applaud Senate Action to Extend Perkins Loan Program
    Dec 16, 2015  - Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Rep. Mike Bishop (R-MI) issued the following statements today after the Senate passed legislation extending for two years the Federal Perkins Loan Program, which expired this fall: “Earlier this year, I was proud to champion legisl... More
  • Office of Federal Student Aid Not Serving Best Interests of Students, Taxpayers
    Nov 18, 2015  - The Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), and the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, chaired by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), today held a hearing to review the Department of Education’s Office of Federal Studen... More