• Kline Questions Burwell on Efforts to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect
    Mar 15, 2016  - Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell is testifying before the Committee on Education and the Workforce at a hearing that is examining a number of the department’s policies and responsibilities, including efforts to help states prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect. As ... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** NEXT WEEK: Secretaries Burwell and Perez to Testify on Administration's Policies and Priorities
    Mar 9, 2016  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold two hearings next week featuring testimony from administration officials. On Tuesday, March 15 at 10:00 a.m., the full committee will hold a hearing entitled, “Examining the Policies and Priorities of th... More
  • A Warning Against Repeating Past Mistakes
    Mar 2, 2016  - At a hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce questioned Acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. about how the Department of Education plans to implement the law in a manner consistent with the letter and intent of the law. Rep.... More
  • When It Comes to Testing, ESSA Empowers States, Parents
    Mar 1, 2016  - At a hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce questioned Acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. about how the Department of Education plans to implement the law in a manner consistent with the letter and intent of the law. Noti... More
  • Fundamentally Different
    Feb 29, 2016  - At a hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce questioned Acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. about how the Department of Education plans to implement the law in a manner consistent with the letter and intent of the law. Focu... More
  • An End to Common Core Coercion
    Feb 26, 2016  - At a hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce questioned Acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. about how the Department of Education plans to implement the law in a manner consistent with the letter and intent of the law. Focu... More
  • Congressional Intent
    Feb 25, 2016  - At a hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act, members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce questioned Acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. about how the Department of Education plans to implement the law in a manner consistent with the letter and intent of the law. Chairman Jo... More
  • Task Force on Health Care Reform Releases Mission Statement
    Feb 25, 2016  - In advance of their first idea forum today, the chairs of the Task Force on Health Care Reform released their mission statement. This mission statement, laying out the goals of the task force, marks the next step in the development of a bold, pro-growth agenda that Republicans will present to the co... More
  • Kline on Next Steps in K-12 Education
    Feb 25, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement today after the committee held a hearing with Acting Secretary of Education John King on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act: The Every Student Succeeds Act is based on a promise to red... More
  • Task Force on Poverty, Opportunity, and Upward Mobility Releases Mission Statement
    Feb 24, 2016  - In advance of their first idea forum today, the chairs of the Task Force on Poverty, Opportunity, and Upward Mobility released their mission statement. This mission statement, laying out the goals of the task force, marks the next step in the development of a bold, pro-growth agenda that Republican... More