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Reps. Hunter and Hastings Introduce the Expanding America’s Workforce Act

Oct 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-California) and Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-Florida) introduced the Expanding America’s Workforce Act of 2017. Introducing the legislation, Congressman Hunter – a member of the House Committee on...

Hunter: Education is about more than just test scores

Jan 23, 2017 Column

When talking about school choice, the conversation often drifts down the wonky path of numbers and test scores that support or oppose the right of a parent to choose where they send their children to school.  But, in the context of whether we want...

When thinking about College: Know Before You GO

Jun 13, 2013 Column

As we congratulate our graduating high school seniors and celebrate their accomplishments, the natural tendency for graduates and families is to look to the future. As they do, they are faced with important decisions about their education and future...

Better Info Puts Schooling in Parents' Hands

Oct 26, 2011 Column

When it comes to the quality of education, there is a lot we can learn from basic data on students and schools.  The right information, or reported data, can tell a parent how his or her child is doing in the classroom. It can tell a teacher how his...

House Approves First Education Reform Bill

Sep 13, 2011 Press Release

Washington D.C.--The House of Representatives today approved the Education and the Workforce Committee’s first piece of education reform legislation. Introduced by Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Chairman Duncan...

Now is the Time to Act to Help Students

Jul 7, 2011 Column

Taking into account everything happening right now, between the economy, high unemployment and debt-ceiling negotiations, it's easy to lose sight of issues that are equally important to America's future, but less prominent in the national debate....

Committee Approves Second Education Reform Bill

Jun 22, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce today approved the second in a series of education reform bills designed to overhaul current elementary and secondary education law. The Empowering Parents through Quality...

Hunter Introduces Bill to Empower Parents through Quality Charter Schools

Jun 16, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Duncan Hunter, chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, today introduced legislation to empower parents and students with greater access to quality education opportunities....

Hunter Introduces First Education Reform Bill

May 13, 2011 Press Release

Washington D.C.-- Congressman Duncan Hunter, chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, today introduced the first in a series of education reform bills planned by the House Education and the Workforce...

Setting the Record Straight on Private-Sector Colleges

Apr 28, 2011 Column

Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, chairman of the Senate’s Health, Education, Labor & Pension Committee, wrote an April 2 op-ed in this newspaper that focused entirely on Bridgepoint Education – a locally headquartered, private-sector, higher education...

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