• Committee Leaders Respond to Government Watchdog Report on OFCCP Enforcement Efforts
    Sep 22, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, issued the following joint statement after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report concerning the Departmen... More
  • Committee Seeks Information to Hold Agencies Accountable for End-of-Term Agenda
    Sep 21, 2016  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and other committee leaders sent oversight letters to both the Department of Education and the Department of Labor regarding “the precedent that exists for increased regulatory actions executed by outgoing administrations.” Sp... More
  • Kline, Rokita Statement on New Head Start Performance Standards
    Sep 1, 2016  - Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) issued the following joint statement in response to the Department of Health and Human Services’ final rule revising the Head Start Progr... More
  • Committee Leaders Respond to Administration’s Final Blacklisting Regulation
    Aug 24, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), along with Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN), issued the following joint statement today in response to the administr... More
  • Demanding Accountability for Student Borrowers and Taxpayers
    Aug 8, 2016  - The Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) has a record—and it’s not one to brag about. Designated a performance-based organization by Congress, FSA has an obligation to set and meet clear and measurable goals, customer service standards, and performance targets. Unfortunately... More
  • Kline Statement on Hearing with Secretary of Education King
    Jun 23, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement after Secretary of Education John King concluded his testimony addressing implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act: The Every Student Succeeds Act is based on the principl... More
  • Foxx Moves to Block Overtime Rule, Ensure Workplace Flexibility and Upward Mobility
    Jun 16, 2016  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, today introduced a resolution (H. J. Res. 95) under the Congressional Review Act to protect workers, students, nonprofit organizations, and small business owners from the consequences of the D... More