• Leadership & Results Part 1: Empowering Americans to Compete in the Workforce
    Nov 30, 2016  - Under the leadership of Chairman John Kline (R-MN), the House Committee on Education and the Workforce has been working hard on behalf of students, small business owners, teachers, and working families. And by improving education, retirement, job training, and more, the committee has delivered impre... More
  • Not So Fast …
    Nov 17, 2016  - For the past eight years, the Obama administration has shown it prefers executive overreach and regulatory schemes to bipartisanship and compromise. Time and again, they have proven their rulemaking is anything but responsible through measures including: An extreme and partisan overtime rule that wi... More
  • "CTE Benefits Everyone"
    Nov 8, 2016  - Technological advances. A persistent “skills gap.” Jobs that are available yet unfilled. These are some of the unique challenges that workers and communities across the country can face. Fortunately, career and technical education (CTE) can offer a positive solution. As the editorial board of the Da... More
  • An Opportunity to Succeed
    Oct 27, 2016  - After an altercation with a schoolmate, 16-year-old Jhanae Burnett was arrested and sentenced to probation. Living in the south suburbs of Minneapolis, her options for fulfilling the requirements of her probation were limited. Fortunately for Jhanae, her case was transferred to a county that allowed... More
  • Harnessing the Power of CTE
    Oct 24, 2016  - Career and technical education (CTE) plays an important role in helping students explore a variety of career opportunities and acquire the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the workforce. That’s why, across the country, education leaders are looking for new ways to harness the power of CT... More
  • Back on Track
    Oct 20, 2016  - Standing in a juvenile court and being charged with grand larceny, Aeryn Van Eck’s life was in disarray. Growing up with a dysfunctional family and little guidance or support, Aeryn became a runaway teen, dropping out of school and getting into trouble with the law. “Lost, naïve, and in search for c... More
  • #TBT: Changing for the Better
    Oct 13, 2016  - Sloane Baxter was on the wrong path—one that led him to enter the juvenile justice system at the age of 14. A year ago this month, Sloane appeared before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce to share his journey through the juvenile justice system. He was initially sent to a detention ... More