• Kline Presses Secretary Perez on Multiemployer Pension Reform
    Mar 16, 2016  - Labor Secretary Thomas Perez testified before the Committee on Education and the Workforce today at a hearing that examined a number of the department’s policies and responsibilities, including those affecting retirement security. During his opening remarks, Chairman John Kline (R-MN) noted Secretar... More
  • Kline Questions Burwell on Early Childhood Development, ESSA Implementation
    Mar 15, 2016  - Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell testified before the Committee on Education and the Workforce at a hearing to examine a number of the department’s policies and responsibilities, including early childhood development. During his opening remarks, Chairman John Kline (R... More
  • 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
  • Kline Statement on February Jobs Report
    Mar 4, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released unemployment data for February 2016: Today’s jobs report shows that more Americans are back to work and our workforce continues to improve. However, it’s also ... 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
  • Collaboration, Accountability, Improvement
    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. Rep.... 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