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House Moves Toward K-12 Education Conference Committee

Speaker Ryan appoints House Republican conferees

House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement today after the House of Representatives approved a motion to go to conference on reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) appointed House Republican conferees:

Today, the House took an important step forward in our effort to improve K-12 education and replace No Child Left Behind. I am confident the conference committee can reach agreement on a final bill that Congress will pass and the president will sign into law. I look forward to working with my fellow conferees as they offer their views and ideas to strengthen education.

Following House-passage of the motion to go to conference, Speaker Ryan appointed the following Republican members to serve on the House-Senate conference committee:

  • Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman, Committee on Education and the Workforce
  • Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), chairman, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education
  • Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC)
  • Rep. David P. Roe (R-TN)
  • Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA)
  • Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY)
  • Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN)
  • Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK)
  • Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL)
  • Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI)

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