• ICYMI: College isn’t always the best path for teens
    Nov 13, 2017  - College isn’t always the best path for teens By Secretary Alexander Acosta and Chairwoman Virginia Foxx When Americans make career choices, they should be encouraged to consider a broad range of options that fit their diverse talents and interests. For many, their career path will take them to high... More
  • The T-Word
    Nov 13, 2017  - You t**** animals. You educate people. Never let Chairwoman Foxx catch you using the T-word, especially during Apprenticeship Week. Committee on Education and the Workforce Republicans are in the business of educating people, and that means never using the T-word in conjunction with people. Here's w... More
  • Subcommittees Examine the Impact of Opioids on Communities
    Nov 8, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), today held a joint hearing on “Close ... More
  • 52 years is a long time to wait...
    Nov 8, 2017  - Lyndon B. Johnson's Vision for Higher Education No Longer Serves Students By Chairwoman Virginia Foxx The Higher Education Act of 1965 turns 52 years old Wednesday. To call this legislation groundbreaking would only tell part of its story. It did break ground, but the evidence suggests that now we’... More
  • Rep. Rokita Opening Statement (R-IN) | Subcommittee Hearing on "Close to Home: How Opioids are Impacting Communities”
    Nov 8, 2017  - Good morning, and welcome to today’s joint subcommittee hearing with our colleagues from the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development. I’d like to thank our panel of witnesses and our members for joining today’s important discussion on opioid abuse and addiction that is taking a to... More
  • Rep. Guthrie Opening Statement (R-KY) | Subcommittee Hearing on "Close to Home: How Opioids are Impacting Communities”
    Nov 8, 2017  - Thank you Subcommittee Chairman Rokita, and I want to echo the Chairman’s appreciation for the witnesses joining us at today’s hearing. The opioid crisis is having a profound impact on my constituents as well, and I’m sure the stories we will hear from the witnesses today will resonate with many of ... More
  • Foxx, Walberg Statement on Senate Confirmation of Peter Robb
    Nov 8, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, issued the following joint statement after the Senate voted to confirm Peter Robb as General Counsel of the Nation... More