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US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine how to strengthen America's postsecondary system as Congress works to reauthorize the Higher Education Act. Witnesses and members discussed reforms that will help ensure more students have the opportunity to complete an advanced, quality education without absorbing unmanageable debt.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Hearings
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine the federal government's mismanagement of Native American schools. The hearing is part of an effort to begin addressing the challenges facing Native American schools so that every child in every school can receive an excellent education. Member statements were presented by: (1)…
Descriptors: Hearings, Federal Government, Government Role, Governance
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held to discuss strategies for improving postsecondary access and completion for low-income and first-generation students. The hearing served as an opportunity to learn about efforts to pioneer new strategies and study the effectiveness of existing strategies so that more disadvantaged students can…
Descriptors: Hearings, Access to Education, Postsecondary Education, Low Income Groups
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine the critical role of career and technical education programs in preparing the nation's students for success in college and career. Many of these programs are funded under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006. Member statements were provided by: (1)…
Descriptors: Hearings, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Career Education
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine ways to expand educational opportunity through school choice. Member statements were presented by: (1) Honorable John Kline, Chairman, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives; and (2) Honorable Robert C. Scott, Ranking Member, Committee on Education and…
Descriptors: School Choice, Educational Opportunities, Access to Education, Charter Schools
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine strengthening education research and privacy protections to better serve students. Education research has long played an important role in our Nation's classrooms. States and school districts use research to identify teaching and learning strategies that improve classroom instruction…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Parent Rights, Privacy, Student Records
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine the implementation of the promise to restore state and local control over K-12 education through the Every Student Succeeds Act. The passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act puts states and school districts back in charge of education and includes more than 50 pages of provisions to…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Hearings
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held on April 22, 2015 on the topic of challenges that are faced by Native American schools. Nearly a century ago the Federal Government made a promise to deliver to Native American children a quality education that just doesn't teach math and science, but preserves their customs and culture.…
Descriptors: Hearings, American Indian Education, American Indian Students, Federal Government
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held to learn what actions the Department of Education intends to take to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act and to help ensure the department acts in a manner that strictly adheres to the letter and intent of the law. Under the new law, authority over accountability, teacher quality, and school…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Accountability
US House of Representatives, 2015
This paper presents the first joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies of the Committee on Homeland Security and the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The subcommittees met to examine data collection…
Descriptors: Privacy, Data Analysis, Information Security, Computer Security
US House of Representatives, 2015
This document records testimony from a hearing held on February 4, 2015, on the topic of "Expanding Opportunity in America's Schools and Workplaces." The hearing includes Statements of Members: (1) Honorable John Kline, Chairman, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives; and (2) Honorable Robert C.…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Elementary Secondary Education, Salary Wage Differentials
US House of Representatives, 2011
This paper presents the Committee on Education and the Workforce's hearing on the costs associated with the recent reauthorization of federal child nutrition programs. Individuals typically think of costs in terms of dollars and cents; however, as is often the case with federal laws and regulations, there is an additional cost that can't be…
Descriptors: Costs, Federal Programs, Nutrition, Lunch Programs
US House of Representatives, 2011
This paper presents the fourth Committee on Education and the Workforce hearing on the federal rules and regulations that undermine the strength of this nation's education system. Congress has purposely never defined the term "gainful employment," despite its presence in the statute for the past 50 years. It was decided that any attempt to define…
Descriptors: Federal Regulation, Education Work Relationship, Student Financial Aid, Proprietary Schools
US House of Representatives, 2011
This hearing is the first in a series convened by the Committee on Education and the Workforce to examine federal rules and regulations that undermine the strength of the nation's education system. The House has charged this committee to look at rules and regulations within the jurisdiction that may hinder job creation and economic growth. This…
Descriptors: Hearings, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Government Role
US House of Representatives, 2011
The purpose of this hearing was to shed light on wasteful federal government spending. At a time when the nation faces a historic fiscal crisis, everyone must make a concerted effort to reduce federal spending. A necessary step in this process is to eliminate and streamline federal programs. Now more than ever, it is critical to ensure taxpayer…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal Government, Duplication
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