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  • Heck: Time to Give Control Back to State and Local Leaders Who Know Our Kids Best
    Jul 8, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans today released the third in a series of videos highlighting the four key principles of the Student Success Act (H.R. 5), legislation to reform federal K-12 education law. Watch Rep. Joe Heck (R-NV) explain how the bill will restore local contro... More
  • Guthrie: Kids Need the Brightest Teachers in the Classroom
    Jul 1, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans today released the second in a series of videos highlighting the four key principles of the Student Success Act (H.R. 5), legislation to rewrite the nation’s K-12 education law. Watch Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) explain how the bill will help sch... More
  • Witnesses Confirm Federal School Meal Regulations Spark Higher Costs, Reduced Participation
    Jun 27, 2013  - The Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), today held a hearing to examine the effects of new federal school meal program regulations issued by the Department of Agriculture under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. During the... More
  • Roby: Student Success Act Gets Washington Bureaucrats Out of K-12 Schools
    Jun 24, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans today released the first in a series of videos highlighting the four key principles of the Student Success Act (H.R. 5), legislation to reform the nation’s K-12 education system. Watch Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) explain how the bill will reduce fe... More
  • Committee Approves K-12 Education Reform Legislation
    Jun 19, 2013  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today approved the Student Success Act (H.R. 5). Introduced by Chairman Kline and Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN), this responsible legislation will... More
  • Kline Statement on Administration’s Expanded Waiver Plan
    Jun 18, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Education announced a new plan to offer states another round of waivers from K-12 education law: More waivers and bureaucratic rigmarole can’t address the challenges facing o... More
  • Rokita: Student Success Act Will Pave a New Way Forward for Our Schools
    Jun 18, 2013  - Tomorrow the House Committee on Education and the Workforce will mark up the Student Success Act (H.R. 5), legislation to improve our nation’s K-12 education system. In a new video, Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) discusses the need for r... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Mark Up the Student Success Act
    Jun 17, 2013  - On Wednesday, June 19 at 9:00 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will mark up the Student Success Act (H.R. 5). The markup will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The Elementary and Secondary Education Act, currentl... More
  • Kline, Rokita Introduce Legislation to Rewrite No Child Left Behind
    Jun 6, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) today introduced legislation to reform the nation’s K-12 education system. Based on proposals advanced through the committee in the... More
  • Kline Urges Increased Support for Students with Disabilities
    May 24, 2013  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) sent a letter urging the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services to focus on increasing funding for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (I... More
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