• “We have entered an age of more accountability…”
    Sep 6, 2018  - Today, the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education published a new set of college rankings. The accompanying reports reflect the trend that’s been informing everything we do at the Education and Workforce Committee: people want stronger accountability in postsecondary education. The House of... More
  • Office Hours with Chairwoman Foxx: "Helping people get the skills they needed to be able to get jobs..."
    Sep 4, 2018  - As a community college president, Chairwoman Foxx saw first-hand how America’s workforce development status quo wasn’t working for students. Learn more about how the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) became a reality and don't miss Wednesday's hearing on how apprenticeships can prepare... More
  • WATCH: Highlights from the Innovation Forum and Showcase
    Aug 14, 2018  - Recently, 23 innovators traveled to Washington from across the country to present to Congress and the public their solutions to education and workforce development challenges. Read their stories here and check out the highlights from this unique day. To watch online, click here. More
  • ICYMI: Trump Signs Legislation That Encourages Occupational Licensing Reform
    Aug 9, 2018  - By Sarah Quinlan — Monday, August 6, 2018 On July 31, President Trump signed the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. The law reauthorizes and fortifies the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act for the first time since 2006, when Congress last authori... More
  • ICYMI: Accountability for All Colleges
    Aug 7, 2018  - By Daniel Elkins — Wednesday, July 25, 2018 The Enlisted Association of the National Guard enthusiastically supports the PROSPER Act, a bill to reform higher education, provide accountability and protect student veterans. Unfortunately the bill is being described by some veterans’ groups as bad leg... More
  • WATCH: "The legislation we are here to send to the President’s desk is a true difference-maker."
    Jul 31, 2018  - In just a few moments President Trump will sign H.R. 2353 into law. Here's what Chairwoman Foxx had to say about it last week. Click here to watch the video online. Remarks as delivered: "Mr. Speaker, today has been a long time coming, so I’ll be brief. The legislation we are here to send to the pr... More
  • 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