• ICYMI: Taming the tuition tiger
    Jan 23, 2018  - Taming the tuition tiger By Chairwoman Virginia Foxx and Ed Feulner — Monday, January 22, 2018 You can’t put a price on education, the saying goes, but if you did, it would be very high. And the cost falls on everyone. Indeed, our economy is hampered by a two-pronged higher education problem: Colle... More
  • In Photos: National School Choice Rally
    Jan 22, 2018  - Last week, at a rally held on Capitol Hill, Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) joined U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and scores of students, teachers, and families to celebrate National School Choice Week. At the event, Chairwoman Foxx spoke with students about their personal school choice suc... More
  • Holding Job Corps to a Higher Standard of Accountability
    Jan 11, 2018  - The Job Corps program has the potential to offer a lifeline to disadvantaged youth, and can be instrumental in helping them become responsible and employable members of the workforce. The program was created to encourage civic engagement, and many past students have been able to use their Job Corps ... More
  • ICYMI: Today's College Students Aren't Who You Think
    Jan 6, 2018  - Today's College Students Aren't Who You Think By Melissa Korn and Kathryn Tam Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Republicans on Capitol Hill are advocating a fundamental rethink of higher education, pushing for more vocational programs and shorter pathways to credentials. With a House bill aimed a... More
  • The National Labor Relations Board Starting Off on the Right Foot in 2018
    Jan 5, 2018  - The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent federal agency intended to protect the rights of workers, but over the course of the Obama administration, the NLRB handed down many extreme and partisan rulings that harmed American workers and small businesses. Unions were emboldened, whi... More
  • ICYMI: Higher Education Bill Could Heat Up Competition for Adult Students
    Dec 20, 2017  - Higher Education Bill Could Heat Up Competition for Adult Students By Melissa Korn and Douglas Belkin The Republican bid to overhaul higher education is likely to heat up competition in the fastest-growing segment of the college market: adults over the age of 24. When Congress passed the Higher Edu... More
  • Office Hours With Professor Foxx: “There Are Always Ways to Complete an Education”
    Dec 11, 2017  - How to pay for school is a question everyone asks. Chairwoman Foxx spent many years as an academic advisor. She knows a thing or two about how students can remain engaged in their intellectual pursuits, regardless of financial obstacles. Students deserve better than the status quo, and that’s why th... More