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Foxx to Hold First Committee Hearing on Education – Tomorrow at 10:15 A.M.

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Tomorrow at 10:15 a.m., the Education and the Workforce Committee will hold its first hearing, titled “American Education in Crisis,” which will discuss the state of K-12 and postsecondary education. “Our education system should work for students—not the other way around,” said Chairwoman Foxx. “Our K-12 education system should promote education freedom, protect parental rights, and provide concre... Read more »

Foxx: “College-for-All” Mentality Failed Students

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Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman (R-NC) spoke on the House Floor to highlight the Promoting Employment and Lifelong Learning (PELL) Act, which expands career-focused, skills-based education programs. Chairwoman Foxx’s Remarks: “The college-for-all mentality failed our country’s students. “It failed students who paid or borrowed for degrees with no return on their investment.... Read more »

Foxx, Duncan Lead Amicus Brief on Biden’s Student Loan Scheme

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Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Representative Jeff Duncan (R-SC) led 126 House Republicans in filing an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in the upcoming case considering the Biden administration’s student loan bailout, which exploits legislation drafted in the wake of September 11, 2001, meant to assist service members and vet... Read more »

Foxx and Boozman: USDA’s Nutrition Standards Put Schools in a Pickle

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Today, House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee Republican Leader John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced unworkable nutrition standards that will hamstring schools: “We will review this proposal and talk with the stakeholders who make ... Read more »

Foxx, Cassidy Call Out Administration’s Potential $1 Trillion Student Loan Repayment Scheme, Rushed Public Review Process

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Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Republican Leader Bill Cassidy (R-LA) rebuked the administration’s reckless Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) rule proposal and called on Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to extend the rushed public comment period. On January 11th, the Department of Education relea... Read more »

ICYMI: Foxx Speaks Out to Protect Women’s Sports

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Yesterday, on National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) joined House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and a panel of House Republicans to highlight the importance of protecting Title IX against the Left’s attacks on the landmark legislation. The panel was moderated by Riley Gaines, a 12-time National Collegiate Athletics Association ... Read more »

Foxx to NLRB: Proposed Rule Puts Unions Before Employees

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Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) sent a letter to National Labor Relations Board (the Board) Chairman Lauren McFerran in opposition to the Board’s proposed rule which weakens employees’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), makes the interests of unions a priority, and strips employees of vital protections. In the letter, Foxx writes: “Th... Read more »

Chairwoman Foxx Celebrates Reintroduction of Rep. Steube's Bill to Save Women's Sports

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Today, on National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) celebrated the reintroduction of the Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act. The legislation, authored by Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL) and cosponsored by Chairwoman Foxx, allows women and girls a fair playing field by ensuring that school athletics comply with the intent of Title... Read more »

Foxx Announces First Committee Hearing: American Education in Crisis

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On Wednesday at 10:15 a.m., the Education and the Workforce Committee will hold its first hearing, titled “American Education in Crisis,” which will discuss the state of K-12 and postsecondary education. “Our education system should work for students—not the other way around,” said Chairwoman Foxx. “Our K-12 education system should promote education freedom, protect parental rights, and provide co... Read more »

Tune In: Chairwoman Foxx to Join House Republicans to Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day

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Tune in live tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. E.T. to hear from Speaker Kevin McCarthy, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Members of the House GOP, and female athletes on National Girls and Women in Sports Day. They will be discussing the importance of protecting women's sports and the House Republican majority's commitment to doing so. To watch the event, go to Speaker.g... Read more »

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