• Chairwoman Foxx Remarks: National School Choice Week Rally
    Jan 24, 2017  - This week, we are celebrating the promise of school choice. You all are here today because that promise is making a difference in your lives, as well as in the lives of students across the country. It’s the promise of school choice that provides real hope to moms and dads. And it’s the promise of sc... More
  • Committee Leaders Respond to Education Department's Withdrawal of Proposed K-12 Regulation
    Jan 18, 2017  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) today issued the following joint statement after the Department of Education withdrew its proposed "supplement, not supplant" ... More
  • Foxx Welcomes New Committee Members, Announces Subcommittee Leadership for 115th Congress
    Jan 13, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today released the roster of new Republican members who will serve on the committee in the 115th Congress. Chairwoman Foxx also announced the members who will serve as chairs of the four standing subcommitte... More
  • Time Is Up for Reckless Rulemaking
    Jan 5, 2017  - As the Obama administration comes to a close, there is at least one thing they will be leaving behind: a legacy of bad rulemaking and harmful regulations. Indeed, the country has endured eight years of regulatory scheming and bureaucratic overreach affecting virtually every aspect of American life, ... More
  • Leadership & Results Part 2: Helping Every Child Receive an Excellent Education
    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
  • Kline, Rokita Statement on Education Department’s Final Accountability Regulations
    Nov 28, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, issued the following joint statement regarding today’s release by the Department of Education of ... More
  • Kline Statement on Nomination of DeVos as Education Secretary
    Nov 23, 2016  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today issued the following statement in response to President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to become the next Secretary of Education: Betsy DeVos has been a tireless advocate for ensuring every child has an o... More