Tag Archives: John Kline

Education and school library legislation is heating up

Tell Sen. Lamar Alexander to include school library program in ESEA reauthorization.

It’s record cold in D.C., but we’re busy meeting with Senate staffers trying to promote school libraries. Both U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) have committed to passing a reauthorization bill for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). ... Read More »

House Ed and Workforce Committee Reports a Workforce Investment Bill

Yesterday, the House Education and Workforce Committee marked-up (reported out of committee) H.R. 803, the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Life Long Skills (SKILLS) Act, on a 23-0 vote after the 18 Democrats serving on the committee walked out mid mark-up and did not vote on the legislation.  This legislation would reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act, which has been up ... Read More »