• Kline Statement on Judicial Decision Blocking the Administration’s Blacklisting Rule
    Oct 25, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to a United States District Court preliminary injunction halting implementation of the administration’s “blacklisting” rule involving government contractors: "This... More
  • Kline Statement on Education Department's Teacher Preparation Rules
    Oct 12, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s final rules regarding teacher preparation programs: Every child deserves exceptional teachers. While more needs to be done to ensu... More
  • Kline Statement on September Jobs Report
    Oct 7, 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 September 2016: Another month has gone by in this slow economic recovery and working families are still waiting for a return to robust gr... More
  • Kline, Walberg Respond to New DOL and EEOC Rules
    Sep 29, 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, released the following joint statement after the Department of Labor finalized new rules affecting federal contractors and the E... More
  • House Stands with Workers, Students, Vulnerable Individuals
    Sep 28, 2016  - Today, the House passed the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act (H.R. 6094), legislation introduced by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, to require a six-month delay in the effective date of the Department of Labor’s extre... More
  • House Passes Bill to Improve Juvenile Justice System, Help Vulnerable Youth Find a Better Way
    Sep 22, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) today praised House passage of H.R. 5963, the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act. Introduced by Rep. Curbelo and Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA), the legi... More
  • Kline Statement on Education Department’s Termination of ACICS Recognition
    Sep 22, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s decision to terminate federal recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS): The department ... More