• House Passes Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement to Combat Opioid Epidemic
    Jul 8, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) today praised House passage of a bipartisan, bicameral agreement to fight the nation’s growing opioid epidemic. The agreement includes a legislative proposal championed by Reps. Barletta an... More
  • Kline Statement on June Jobs Report
    Jul 8, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released unemployment data for June 2016: After a troubling jobs report last month, it’s certainly good news that more Americans are back to work. But ... More
  • Committee Unanimously Approves Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
    Jul 7, 2016  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce today approved H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Introduced by Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA), the legislation reauthorizes and reforms the Carl D. Perkins Career and T... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Mark Up Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
    Jul 5, 2016  - On Thursday, July 7 at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will consider the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 5587). The markup will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building.... More
  • Kline, Foxx Statement on Final WIOA Guidance
    Jun 30, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) today issued the following joint statement regarding the Departments of Education and Labor’s final regulatory policies to implement the Wor... More
  • Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
    Jun 28, 2016  - Led by Republican and Democratic members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, policymakers today introduced the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Introduced by Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA), the legislation reauthor... More
  • State and Local Ed Leaders: Department’s Actions Threaten Positive K-12 Reforms
    Jun 23, 2016  - The Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing to examine the Department of Education’s steps to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The committee heard from Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., as well as state and local leade... More