• Foxx Praises NLRB Ruling to Reinstate Previous Joint-Employer Standard
    Dec 14, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement upon the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s vote to overrule its 2015 decision in Browning-Ferris Industries, and roll back the convoluted joint employer scheme that thr... More
  • Committee Approves the PROSPER Act for Reforms to Higher Education
    Dec 13, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), chairman of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee released the following statement upon the approval of H.R. 4508, the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success... More
  • Opening Statement by Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) | Markup of H.R. 4508, the PROSPER Act
    Dec 12, 2017  - We are here today to consider H.R. 4508, the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform Act—the PROSPER Act. We have a lot of work ahead of us today, so in the hopes of leading by example, I will keep my remarks brief. It is my belief that lifelong learning is what ... More
  • Opening Statement by Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) | Markup of H.R. 4508, the PROSPER Act
    Dec 12, 2017  - I am proud to be a cosponsor of the PROSPER Act, and truly believe the measures within this bill are essential to improve access, completion, and accountability across the higher education system. Most importantly, it will provide students with the opportunity to complete an education that will put ... More
  • Foxx Announces PROSPER Act Markup
    Dec 11, 2017  - On Tuesday, December 12 at 10:00 a.m., the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will mark up the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act (H.R. 4508). Introduced by Chairwoman Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Brett Guth... 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
  • ICYMI: House Republicans got this right
    Dec 8, 2017  - House Republicans got this right: Colleges should tell students how much bang their buck will buy By Anthony Carnevale Everything about college is based on the institution, not about what students are actually studying. We apply to colleges, not programs. We focus on a college’s prestige, a superfi... More