• "Outsmarting the skills gap"
    Jul 26, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development held a hearing today, exploring earn-and-learn opportunities for workers through apprenticeship programs. The Subcommittee also heard how changes to the Registered Apprenticeship program may improve opportunities for employees and lead t... More
  • Foxx and Thompson Praise House Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen CTE
    Jun 22, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) issued the following statements upon House passage of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 2353) this afternoon: “Far too many ... More
  • Committee Unanimously Approves Bill to Strengthen CTE
    May 17, 2017  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), today approved with unanimous support bipartisan legislation to improve career and technical education (CTE). Introduced by Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), the Strengthening Car... More
  • Members Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
    May 4, 2017  - Members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce today introduced the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve career and technical education (CTE). Introduced by Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Raja Kr... More
  • Witnesses Describe How CTE Can Help Close the Skills Gap, Empower Students to Succeed
    Feb 28, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), held a hearing today to discuss the state of career and technical education (CTE) in America, as well as changes that can be made to strengthen CTE and better prepare students for the workf... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** "Dirty Jobs" Host Mike Rowe to Testify on the Need to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
    Feb 24, 2017  - On Tuesday, February 28 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), will hold a hearing entitled, “Providing More Students a Pathway to Success by Strengthening Career and Technical Education.” The hearing will take pl... More
  • House Passes Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
    Sep 13, 2016  - Republican and Democratic members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce today praised House passage of H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Introduced by Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA), the legislation reau... More