WASHINGTON, D.C. | June 15, 2017
Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement praising recent executive action by President Trump to expand educational opportunities for America’s workers:
For years, hardworking Americans have been waiting for a champion in the White House who is willing to provide them with the tools to succeed in a recovering economy. The actions announced by the Trump administration today are a step in the right direction to closing the skills gap that exists in this country.
Republicans in Congress have been finding new ways to work with the private sector to promote earn-to-learn programs to recruit and retain highly qualified employees for a future workforce. All education is career education, and it is reassuring to see the White House join House Republican efforts to educate Americans for the future.
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