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Chairwoman Foxx Sets Organizing Meeting – Tomorrow 2 P.M.

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On Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., the Education and the Workforce Committee will hold its Organizing Meeting, during which the Committee will consider and adopt the Committee Rules and a Committee Oversight Plan for the 118th Congress. What: Education and the Workforce Committee’s Organizational Meeting for the 118th Congress. When: 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. Where: 2175 Rayburn House Office B... Read more »

Chairwoman Foxx: Education Bureaucracy Failed Students

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Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House Floor this week to condemn schools in Fairfax County, Virginia, for withholding National Merit Scholarship Commendation award letters from hundreds of students. Chairwoman Foxx’s Remarks: “I was appalled to learn that multiple schools in Fairfax County, Virginia withheld National Merit Scholarship Commendation... Read more »

Media Advisory: Chairwoman Foxx Sets Organizing Meeting

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On Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., the Education and the Workforce Committee will hold its Organizing Meeting, during which the Committee will consider and adopt the Committee Rules and a Committee Oversight Plan for the 118th Congress. What: Education and the Workforce Committee’s Organizational Meeting for the 118th Congress. When: 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. Where: 2175 Rayburn House Office B... Read more »

Foxx to Agency Heads: No Double Standards

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Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) sent letters yesterday to the Departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services asking whether the Biden administration’s policy of making committee chairmen’s inquiries a priority will change now with the Republican majority in the House. During the 117th Congress, these agencies effectively stonewalled House Repub... Read more »

Chairwoman Foxx: Open the Gates to Education Freedom

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Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House Floor this week in celebration of National School Choice Week. Chairwoman Foxx’s Remarks: “The benefits of school choice cannot be overstated—on average, students participating in school choice programs perform better academically and see higher college admission rates. These factors make school choice a no-br... Read more »

Student Loan Roundtable Readout: Borrowers Need Stability

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Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) hosted a roundtable to discuss the consequences of the Biden administration’s student loan agenda for borrowers, taxpayers, and servicers. Following the meeting, Chairwoman Foxx said: “The Biden administration’s student loan repayment moratorium and executive actions have created unnecessary confusion for borrowers and st... Read more »

Republican PELL Act Will Revolutionize the Workforce

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Today, House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-NY), along with Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-IA), and Agriculture Committee Chair "GT" Thompson (R-PA), introduced H.R. 496, the Promoting Employment and Lifelong Learning (PELL) Act, which expands educational and credentialing opportunities for workers ... Read more »

Chairwoman Foxx Speaks at National School Choice Week Rally

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Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke at the National School Choice Week Rally in Washington, D.C. to highlight the importance of education freedom. Excerpts of Chairman Foxx’s remarks: “We need a system that cares more about the interests of students than preserving its own power and control. “I know all of you students here today are grateful that you... Read more »

Foxx Welcomes Education and the Workforce Committee Members

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Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) welcomed the new and returning Republican Members appointed to serve on the Committee in the 118th Congress. “The work of the Committee on Education and the Workforce touches every stage of Americans’ lives. From child care to workforce development to retirement, our jurisdiction is broad. I am excited to see such a stron... Read more »

Foxx Op-Ed: Empower Parents to Be Educational Entrepreneurs

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Parents are embracing an education marketplace model, where students and families can choose schools that fit their needs. The education establishment must recognize that the government’s monopoly on K-12 education is over—and that is a good thing. In Case You Missed It via the Washington Times, Chairwoman Virginia Foxx’s op-ed celebrates growing opportunities for students to learn and thrive. Emp... Read more »

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