• 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
  • Committee Leaders Respond to Education Department's Withdrawal of Proposed K-12 Regulation
    Jan 18, 2017  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) today issued the following joint statement after the Department of Education withdrew its proposed "supplement, not supplant" ... More
  • Foxx Welcomes New Committee Members, Announces Subcommittee Leadership for 115th Congress
    Jan 13, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today released the roster of new Republican members who will serve on the committee in the 115th Congress. Chairwoman Foxx also announced the members who will serve as chairs of the four standing subcommitte... More
  • Kline, Rokita Statement on Education Department’s Final Accountability Regulations
    Nov 28, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman 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, issued the following joint statement regarding today’s release by the Department of Education of ... More