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  • Subcommittee Discusses Boosting Student Achievement through Effective Research
    Nov 16, 2011  - Today, the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), held a hearing entitled “Education Research: Identifying Effective Programs to Support Students and Teachers.” Under the Education Sciences Reform Act, the federal government suppor... More
  • Kline Statement on President's Address to Congress
    Sep 8, 2011  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following remarks after President Barack Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress: On education and school construction… “At its core, education is a jobs issue, and we must encourage policies that help prepar... More
  • Committee Reviews State and Local Efforts to Improve Teacher Effectiveness
    Jul 27, 2011  - The U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce today held a hearing to examine state and local initiatives to improve teacher effectiveness. During the hearing, entitled “Education Reforms: Exploring Teacher Quality Initiatives,” education leaders from Colorado, Tennessee, Connecticut, and ... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Full Committee Hearing on Teacher Quality Initiatives
    Jul 25, 2011  - On Wednesday, July 27 at 10:00 a.m., the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, "Education Reforms: Exploring Teacher Quality Initiatives." The full committee hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Offi... More
  • Kline Calls for Elimination of Wasteful Federal Program Spending
    Apr 6, 2011  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing to examine wasteful government spending detailed in a recent report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The report, entitled “Opportunities to Reduce Potential Duplication in Government... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Examine Education Reform Proposals to Enhance Flexibility and Innovation
    Apr 5, 2011  - On Thursday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m., the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, “Education Reforms: Promoting Flexibility and Innovation.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Sinc... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Review GAO Report on Government Waste
    Apr 4, 2011  - On Wednesday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m., the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, "Streamlining Federal Education and Workforce Programs: A Look at the GAO Report on Government Waste." The hearing will take place in room 21... More
  • **MEDIA ADVISORY*** Education and the Workforce Committee to Hold Formal Organizational Meeting
    Jan 24, 2011  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold its full committee organizational meeting on Tuesday, January 25, at 10:30 a.m. in 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. At the organizational meeting, the Committee will consider: 1. Adoption of the Committee rules; 2. Adoption of the Commi... More
  • Kline Named Chairman of House Education and Labor Committee
    Dec 8, 2010  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN) was selected today to serve as Chairman of the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee in the 112th Congress. Kline, who was first elected to Congress in 2002 and is currently the committee's Senior Republican Member, issued the following statement: “Job creation and American... More
  • Kline Outlines Education and Labor Priorities
    Nov 3, 2010  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee’s senior Republican member, today outlined broad-based priorities for education and employment policy that will promote American competitiveness and hold government accountable. Kline is asking for the support of his fellow Republi... More
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