• Foxx, Rokita Statement on Education Department's ESSA State Plans Guidance
    Mar 13, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, today issued the following joint statement in response to the Department of Education's upd... More
  • Foxx Statement on the President's Address to Congress
    Feb 28, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress: Tonight the president outlined a positive vision for our country, one that reflects the renewed hope a... More
  • Foxx Statement on Administration's Title IX Action
    Feb 23, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration's Title IX action: No administration should circumvent the law to advance its own political agenda, but that's exactly what the O... More
  • House Votes to Rein in Federal Role in Education
    Feb 7, 2017  - The House voted today to block two flawed Obama administration regulations that, if implemented, would expand the federal role in education and diminish the ability for state and local leaders to make decisions affecting their students, teachers, and schools. Introduced by Higher Education and Workf... More
  • Foxx Congratulates DeVos on Senate Confirmation
    Feb 7, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos: Betsy DeVos is to be congratulated for this impressive achievement and applauded for accept... More
  • Committee Leaders Act to Rein in Federal Role in Education, Block Flawed Regulations
    Feb 2, 2017  - Leaders of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce introduced resolutions of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act to block implementation of two flawed Obama administration regulations. Both rules from the former administration expand the federal role in education and diminish t... More
  • Foxx: School Choice Provides Real Hope and Opportunity
    Jan 24, 2017  - Today, students, teachers, parents, and policymakers came together on Capitol Hill to celebrate National School Choice Week and spread the message of hope and opportunity school choice provides. During the event, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workf... More