• ICYMI: Trump Signs Legislation That Encourages Occupational Licensing Reform
    Aug 9, 2018  - By Sarah Quinlan — Monday, August 6, 2018 On July 31, President Trump signed the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. The law reauthorizes and fortifies the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act for the first time since 2006, when Congress last authori... More
  • ICYMI: Accountability for All Colleges
    Aug 7, 2018  - By Daniel Elkins — Wednesday, July 25, 2018 The Enlisted Association of the National Guard enthusiastically supports the PROSPER Act, a bill to reform higher education, provide accountability and protect student veterans. Unfortunately the bill is being described by some veterans’ groups as bad leg... More
  • WATCH: "The legislation we are here to send to the President’s desk is a true difference-maker."
    Jul 31, 2018  - In just a few moments President Trump will sign H.R. 2353 into law. Here's what Chairwoman Foxx had to say about it last week. Click here to watch the video online. Remarks as delivered: "Mr. Speaker, today has been a long time coming, so I’ll be brief. The legislation we are here to send to the pr... More
  • Rep. Roe Introduces Employee Rights Act of 2018
    Jul 26, 2018  - Today, Education and Workforce Committee members, led by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), introduced H.R. 6544, the Employee Rights Act of 2018. The legislation includes three major provisions that put the rights and interests of employees first. The Employee Rights Act of 2018 would create a union recertifica... More
  • Committee Hosts Bipartisan Innovation Forum and Showcase
    Jul 25, 2018  - Today, the Committee on Education and the Workforce held a bipartisan Innovation Forum and Showcase to highlight the accomplishments of 23 innovators from across the country. These innovators, who were invited to Washington by members of the committee, came to share what they are doing at the local ... More
  • Foxx, Scott Praise Final House Action on Bipartisan CTE Legislation
    Jul 25, 2018  - Today, the House of Representatives sent to the President's desk H.R. 2353, the bipartisan Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Sponsored by Reps. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), the legislation will help more Americans get the skills they need... More
  • Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act
    Jul 24, 2018  - BACKGROUND Americans face a job market that is vastly different from the one that existed a generation ago. Advances in technology and the growth of a global economy have dramatically changed the kinds of jobs that are available, making high-quality education and skills development vital to competin... More