• 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
  • What You May Have Missed During Last Week’s Hearing with Secretary DeVos
    May 29, 2018  - Last week, members of the Committee on the Education and the Workforce had the opportunity to question Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about many different priorities for the future of education in this country. While Republicans and Democrats have different thoughts on approaches to education, a th... More
  • PROSPER Act Featured on CBN News
    May 24, 2018  - House Chairwoman Behind New Education Reform Bill Knows Financial Burden College Can Bring By Abigail Robertson — May 22, 2018 WASHINGTON – With the rise of community colleges and a new emphasis on vocational skills, the nature of secondary education is changing. CBN News recently interviewed a law... More
  • ICYMI: Congress, pass the PROSPER Act for federal student aid reform
    May 23, 2018  - By Rachelle Peterson — May 23, 2018 It has been 53 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the Higher Education Act into law, and 10 years since it was reauthorized, under President Obama. Over the years, the law — which touches nearly every aspect of higher education — has turned into a specia... More