• THIS WEEK: Subcommittee Hearing on the Summer Food Service Program
    Jul 16, 2018  - On Tuesday, July 17 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education will hold a hearing on “Examining the Summer Food Service Program.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will explore the U.S. Department ... 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
  • 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
  • Letter to U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta | Worker Centers
    Jun 28, 2018  - June 28, 2018 The Honorable R. Alexander Acosta Secretary U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 Dear Secretary Acosta: We are following up regarding the Department of Labor’s (the Department) March 6, 2018, letter in response to our January 18, 2018, letter about ... More
  • Foxx, Walberg on Supreme Court’s Janus Decision: “…a victory for the American workforce.”
    Jun 27, 2018  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, released the following statement after the Supreme Court issued its ruling in favor of the individual freedom o... 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