• House Passes Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
    Sep 13, 2016  - Republican and Democratic members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce today praised House passage of 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 reau... More
  • Committee to Mark Up Bill to Enhance Opportunity for Vulnerable Children, Improve Juvenile Justice System
    Sep 12, 2016  - On Wednesday, September 14 at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will consider the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act of 2016 (H.R. 5963). The markup will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Buil... More
  • Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Juvenile Justice System
    Sep 9, 2016  - Republican and Democrat members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce introduced the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act (H.R. 5963). Sponsored by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) and Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA), the legislation reauthorizes and reforms the Ju... More
  • Kline Releases Discussion Draft to Modernize Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 9, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today unveiled a discussion draft of a proposal to modernize the nation’s multiemployer pension system. Part of the committee’s ongoing efforts to strengthen retirement security, the proposal follows years of bip... More
  • Kline Statement on August Jobs Report
    Sep 2, 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 August 2016: This jobs report reaffirms the concerns shared by many Americans that our country is heading in the wrong direction. For too... 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
  • Kline Statement on Education Department’s Unprecedented Regulatory Proposal
    Aug 31, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement today regarding the Department of Education's unprecedented and unlawful “supplement, not supplant” regulatory proposal: The Department of Education is threatening to unilaterally i... More