• WATCH: Members Talk CTE
    Jul 12, 2018  - Last year, the Committee on Education and the Workforce delivered bipartisan legislation to rejuvenate and reform career and technical education. The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, passed unanimously by the House of Representatives, will encourage more America... More
  • Three Lessons: Oregon campuses need intellectual freedom: Guest opinion
    Jul 10, 2018  - Across the country, intellectual freedom and free speech on college campuses have increasingly come under partisan attack. With free speech being pushed into so-called free speech zones and invited speakers facing hostility and shutdown when visiting campuses, the free exchange of ideas isn’t so fre... More
  • ICYMI: Here’s How Higher Education Dies
    Jul 2, 2018  - Last month, an article from The Atlantic shed light on a trend that’s occurring in postsecondary education: though the chorus encouraging students to attend college is louder than ever, nationwide college attendance is in decline. Students are becoming increasingly disillusioned in the classroom and... More
  • The PROSPER Act: "...will help prepare students for in-demand jobs in the construction equipment industry."
    Jun 25, 2018  - The Committee on Education and the Workforce received the following letter on behalf of Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) praising the PROSPER Act. Here is what it had to say: June 20, 2018 The Honorable Virginia Foxx Chairwoman House Education & the Workforce Committee 2176 Rayburn House Offi... More
  • The PROSPER Act: "We must do a better job of promoting careers in the skilled trades..."
    Jun 18, 2018  - The Committee on Education and the Workforce received the following letter on behalf of Associated Builders and Contractors praising the PROSPER Act. Here is what it had to say: June 15, 2018 U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Representative, On behalf of Associated Builders a... More
  • THE PROSPER ACT: A Work Study Program for the Future
    Jun 12, 2018  - Only 13 percent of Americans agree college graduates in this country are well prepared for success in the workplace. A recent survey showed that only 2 in 5 managers believe college graduates are well-equipped for a job in their field. One of the few successful programs in the federal postsecondary... More
  • Religious Leaders Support the PROSPER Act
    May 31, 2018  - Groups advocating for religious freedom notified the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the following letter sent to Speaker Paul Ryan supporting the many important ways the PROSPER Act protects the free expression of religion in postsecondary education. Here’s what the letter had to say: M... More