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  • VIDEO: Kline Announces New Legislation, Shares Vision for K-12 Reform
    Feb 9, 2012  - In a speech at the American Enterprise Institute this morning, House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) announced two new pieces of legislation that represent the next chapter in House Republican efforts to reform K-12 education. The bills will encourage greater stat... More
  • Kline: K-12 Legislation Marks Next Chapter in Education Reform
    Feb 9, 2012  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today introduced two pieces of legislation to restructure the federal role in elementary and secondary education. The proposals reflect the latest effort by House Republicans to enact lasting reforms to No Child Left Behi... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Rep. Noem Explains Need for Increased Flexibility for K-12 Schools
    Jan 26, 2012  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans today released the final in a series of videos that explore new draft legislative proposals to improve federal K-12 education law, known as No Child Left Behind. In the video below, Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD), a member of the Subcommittee on Early... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Rep. Kelly on Supporting Effective Teachers in K-12 Schools
    Jan 25, 2012  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans today released the second in a series of videos that explore new draft legislative proposals to improve federal K-12 education law, known as No Child Left Behind. In the video below, Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA), a member of the Subcommittee on Early... More
  • Kline Releases Draft Accountability, Teacher Effectiveness Legislation
    Jan 6, 2012  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today released two pieces of draft legislation to reform current elementary and secondary education law, known as No Child Left Behind. The proposals will improve accountability, increase flexibility, and support more eff... More
  • 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