United States House Committee on Education and the Workforce

In this July 17, 2013 file photo, House Education Committee Chairman Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., left, followed by House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., walk to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House approves lower rates on student loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan bill that would reduce the costs of borrowing for millions of students passed the House on Wednesday and was heading to President Barack Obama for his signature. The legislation links […]

07/31/2013

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks with reporters just after the Republican majority passed legislation to replace the No Child Left Behind law, in Washington, Friday, July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House votes to replace ‘No Child’ education law

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans voted Friday to dismantle the troubled No Child Left Behind law for evaluating America’s students and schools, saying states and local school districts rather than Washington should be setting rules […]

07/19/2013

House GOP pushes bill streamlining job training

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Republican plan to make it easier for job seekers to learn skills by consolidating dozens of sometimes redundant job training programs is meeting resistance from Democrats who say it could leave some without critical assistance.

03/15/2013

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