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  • 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
  • POSTPONED: Hearing to Examine the Role of Charter Schools in K-12 Education
    Mar 3, 2014  - Tomorrow's House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing entitled "Raising the Bar: The Role of Charter Schools in K-12 Education" has been postponed. The hearing has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 12 at 10:30 a.m. in room 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. Additional details will be p... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Examine the Role of Charter Schools in K-12 Education
    Feb 28, 2014  - On Tuesday, March 4 at 10:00 a.m., the House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, “Raising the Bar: The Role of Charter Schools in K-12 Education.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Charte... More
  • Kline: Focus on Strengthening Existing Early Ed Programs, Not Rubber-Stamping Another
    Feb 5, 2014  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a full committee hearing entitled, “The Foundation for Success: Discussing Early Childhood Education and Care in America.” During the hearing, members discussed the federal investment in early childhood de... More
  • Kline Announces Hearing on Early Childhood Education and Care
    Jan 29, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today announced a full committee hearing to discuss early childhood education and care programs. “The president and I agree more can be done to help kids get an early start on the path to success,” Chairman Kline said. “However, ... 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 Statement on Anniversary of No Child Left Behind
    Jan 8, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement on the 12th anniversary of No Child Left Behind: No Child Left Behind ushered in a new era for the nation’s schools, helping identify student achievement gaps and provide critical data to parents an... More
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