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Borrowers, Taxpayers, and Servicers are Suffering from President Biden’s Negligent Disregard on Student Loan Repayments

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) hosted a roundtable discussion with key stakeholders on the importance of restarting federal student loan repayments. Committee Members discussed the operational difficulties and implications for borrowers that come with continued extensions of student loan repayment pauses with representatives from the National Associati... Read more »

Foxx: Put the Needs of Students Above Political Interests 

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During today’s House Republican roundtable, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) discussed the totalitarian control of teachers unions, the Parent Revolution, and the power of educational freedom. Republican Leader Foxx's remarks as prepared for delivery: "As an educator and a grandmother, I am deeply invested in seeing our students offered the highest quality educ... Read more »

Republican Roundtable: Children's Education

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Join House Republicans Tuesday evening at 5:00 pm ET for a live roundtable conversation with guests about children’s education. Every student deserves to achieve their full potential. But three years of disrupted learning has exposed deep flaws in our education system: abrupt and seemingly endless school closures, the failures of remote learning, misspent federal emergency funds, lower academic st... Read more »

The Biden Administration Plays Politics With Covid Relief Aid

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) released the following statement after the Biden administration told Arizona officials that it would take back pandemic aid unless Governor Doug Ducey bows to the Biden administration’s diktats on masks in schools: “Unfortunately, federal money always comes with strings attached but, in this case, adding more strings after... Read more »

@EdLaborGOP Demand Cardona Answer for His Role in Labelling Concerned Parents ‘Domestic Terrorists’

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) led a letter signed by every Republican Committee Member demanding a hearing with U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to answer for his role in supporting and encouraging efforts to label concerned parents as domestic terrorists. The Members write in the letter: “According to emails obtained through feder... Read more »

Biden’s Tyrannical Vaccine Mandate Stayed Again

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court reinstated the stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) COVID-19 vaccination-and-testing mandate: “President Biden’s authoritarian and unlawful vaccine mandate is the last thing our job creators and workers need. Making businesses... Read more »

Cardona is Hiding the True Cost of Student Loans

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Republican Leader Richard Burr (R-NC), Oversight and Reform Committee Republican Leader James Comer (R-KY), and Employment and Workplace Safety Subcommittee Republican Leader Mike Braun (R-IN) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona expressing ... Read more »

Foxx, McCarthy Demand Transparency from Cardona on School Closures and ARP Funds

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WASHINGTON – Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) sent a letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona demanding to know why there has been so little oversight of the $120 billion in American Rescue Plan funding given to K-12 schools during the pandemic and why the Biden administration has not had a more forcef... Read more »

Foxx: Secretary Cardona Must Answer to Congress Immediately

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after new documents surfaced regarding the National School Boards Association’s previously rescinded letter labeling parents as domestic terrorists: “From the very beginning, the targeting of concerned parents has been nothing short of a witch hunt orchestrated by partisan demagogues in the W... Read more »

Foxx: K-12 Education Should be about Children, Not the Political Agenda of Teachers Unions  

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House Floor condemning school shutdowns and the actions of teachers unions. Republican Leader Foxx's Remarks: “Against science and commonsense, many traditional government schools continue to shut children out of the classroom. “The Biden administration has repeatedly put the political agenda of teachers union... Read more »

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