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Committee on Education and the Workforce To Host A.I. in Education Showcase

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WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, June 26, at 3:00 p.m., the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will hold a showcase titled “A.I. in Education.” The event will feature businesses from across the country that have utilized artificial intelligence (A.I.) to enhance education for all students. “A.I. is revolutionizing education and transforming how students learn... Read more »

Chair Good to Conduct Oversight of the Employee Benefits and Security Administration

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On Thursday, June 27, at 10:15 a.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Bob Good (R-VA), will hold a hearing titled “Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Employee Benefits Security Administration.” “Instead of advancing initiatives to strengthen and improve employer-sponsored health care plans, the Employee Benefits Security Administration’s (EBSA)... Read more »

Chair Kiley to Hold Hearing to Combat Workplace Antisemitism in Postsecondary Education

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WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, June 26, at 10:15 a.m., the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Kevin Kiley (R-CA), will hold a hearing titled “Combating Workplace Antisemitism in Postsecondary Education: Protecting Employees from Discrimination.” “As employers, colleges have a legal duty and moral obligation to protect staff and faculty from discrimination and harassment,” said Chai... Read more »

Foxx: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is A National Force for Common Good

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WASHINGTON – Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) today applauded the enactment of S. 2051, the Missing Children’s Assistance Reauthorization Act, as a key step in fulfilling the nation’s promise to protect the most vulnerable children. The law, which was authored by Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Aaron Bean (R-FL) and... Read more »

Chair Foxx Requests Text Messages Sent by Columbia University Administrators

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As part of Columbia University’s recent reunion weekend, members of the university’s Jewish community discussed antisemitism in a panel on Jewish life on campus, during which university administrators reportedly exchanged disparaging text messages downplaying antisemitism. Following this new reporting, Foxx is demanding that the university produce these administrators’ text messages to the Committee. Read more »

@EdWorkforceCmte Advances Bills to Strengthen Academic Freedom and Bolster the Workforce

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Education and the Workforce Committee advanced nine bills to support students, parents, and workers: H.R. 618, the Improving Access to Workers’ Compensation for Injured Federal Workers Act; H.R. 8606, the Never Again Education Reauthorization and Study Act of 2024; H.R. 8648, the Civil Rights Protection Act of 2024; H.J. Res. 165, a Congressional Review Act resolution to nu... Read more »

Chairwoman Foxx Delivers Opening Remarks at Markup to Enhance Safety, Security, and Rights of Students, Parents, and Workers

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at the Committee's markup of H.R. 618, the Improving Access to Workers’ Compensation for Injured Federal Workers Act; H.R. 8606, the Never Again Education Reauthorization and Study Act of 2024; H.R. 8648, the Civil Rights Protection Act of 2024; H.J... Read more »

Foxx Demands Additional Information from Minnesota Education Department on $250 Million Fraud Scheme

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WASHINGTON – Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), joined by six House Republicans, sent a letter to Minnesota Commissioner of Education Willie Jett requesting details on the Department’s role in the “largest COVID-19 fraud scheme in the nation.” The letter comes after the U.S. Attorney charged 70 individuals associated with Feeding Our Future for its alleged role ... Read more »

@EdWorkforceCmte’s Markup Enhances Safety, Security, and Rights of Students, Parents, and Workers — Tomorrow at 10:45 AM

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Tomorrow, at 10:45 a.m., the Education and the Workforce Committee will mark up: H.R. 618, the Improving Access to Workers’ Compensation for Injured Federal Workers Act; H.R. 8606, the Never Again Education Reauthorization and Study Act of 2024; H.R. 8648, the Civil Rights Protection Act of 2024; H.J. Res. 165, a Congressional Review Act resolution to nullify the Biden administration’s Title IX ru... Read more »

Chair Good Delivers Opening Remarks at Hearing on NLRB Overreach and Union Bias

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WASHINGTON – Today, Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Bob Good (R-VA) delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at a hearing titled "NLRB Overreach: Trampling on Workers' Rights and Fostering Unfairness": "Thank you to my fellow Subcommittee members for coming together to examine the National Labor Relations Board under the leadership of Chairman Laur... Read more »

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