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  • Kline, Miller Praise Passage of Charter School Bill
    May 9, 2014  - The House of Representatives today approved the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act (H.R. 10) with strong bipartisan support in a vote of 360 to 45. Introduced by House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Senior Democratic Member George Miller... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Speaks in Support of Bipartisan Charter School Bill
    May 8, 2014  - The House of Representatives is currently debating the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act (H.R. 10), legislation to bolster local charter school initiatives, aid the expansion and replication of successful charter school models, and improve charter school accessibility for s... More
  • House Approves Legislation to Enhance Education Research
    May 8, 2014  - The House of Representatives today approved the Strengthening Education through Research Act (H.R. 4366) with bipartisan support. Introduced by Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) and Ranking Member Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), the bill reauth... More
  • Committee Examines Troubling Consequences of Unionizing Student Athletes
    May 8, 2014  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing entitled, “Big Labor on College Campuses: Examining the Consequences of Unionizing Student Athletes.” During the hearing, members listened as a higher education administrator, athletic director, ... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TODAY: Charter Schools Week Press Conference
    May 7, 2014  - Today at 4:00p.m., House Republican leaders will hold a press conference to discuss the important role quality charter schools play in the nation's education system. The press conference will also highlight the ​Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act​ (H.R. 10), legislation that... More
  • INFOGRAPHIC: The Growing Demand for Quality Charter Schools
    May 5, 2014  - To kick off the 15th annual National Charter Schools Week, the House Education and the Workforce Committee has put together an infographic to highlight the growing demand for quality charter schools: The charter school movement has grown significantly since it began more than twenty years ago. But w... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Kline to Convene Hearing on Union Efforts to Organize Student Athletes
    May 1, 2014  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing to examine a recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that classifies certain student athletes as “employees” for the purposes of collective bargaining. The hearing, entitled "... More
  • Kline Delivers Remarks on Multiemployer Pension Reform at Bloomberg Government Event
    May 1, 2014  - Good morning. I appreciate that kind introduction and would like to begin by extending my thanks to Bloomberg Government for hosting us this morning, as well as to the Quality Construction Alliance for its support of today’s event. You are shining light on an important issue that frankly hasn’t rece... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TOMORROW: Kline to Speak at Pension Reform Event Hosted by Bloomberg Government
    Apr 30, 2014  - On Thursday, May 1, 2014 House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) will deliver remarks on multiemployer pension reform at an event hosted by Bloomberg Government and sponsored by the Quality Construction Alliance. More than 10 million individuals participate in a mul... More
  • Kline: Prioritize Funding for Special Needs Students
    Apr 29, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today urged the Obama administration and House Appropriations Committee leadership to increase support for students with disabilities by prioritizing federal funding for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (... More
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