• Kline, Foxx Statements on Decision to Uphold Termination of ACICS Recognition
    Dec 12, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), incoming committee chairwoman, issued the following statements in response to Education Secretary John King’s upholding of the Education Department’s decision to terminate federal r... More
  • Kline Statement on Nomination of DeVos as Education Secretary
    Nov 23, 2016  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today issued the following statement in response to President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to become the next Secretary of Education: Betsy DeVos has been a tireless advocate for ensuring every child has an o... More
  • Kline, Foxx Statement on Education Department’s Final Student Loan Borrower Rules
    Oct 28, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) today issued the following joint statement in response the Department of Education’s final rules regarding defense to repayment for student ... More
  • Kline Statement on Education Department's Teacher Preparation Rules
    Oct 12, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s final rules regarding teacher preparation programs: Every child deserves exceptional teachers. While more needs to be done to ensu... More
  • Kline Statement on Education Department’s Termination of ACICS Recognition
    Sep 22, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s decision to terminate federal recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS): The department ... More
  • Roe, Foxx Statement on Partisan NLRB Ruling in Columbia University
    Aug 23, 2016  - Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) and Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following joint statement today after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released a decision in Columbia University... More
  • Demanding Accountability for Student Borrowers and Taxpayers
    Aug 8, 2016  - The Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) has a record—and it’s not one to brag about. Designated a performance-based organization by Congress, FSA has an obligation to set and meet clear and measurable goals, customer service standards, and performance targets. Unfortunately... More