More on Education

May 25, 2017

Rokita, Hastings are Lifting the Burden of Student Loans

More than 43 million Americans borrow money from the federal government for their education and the total is a whopping $1.3 trillion.

May 22, 2017

CHAIRMAN ROKITA DOUBLES DOWN ON SCHOOL CHOICE

Indiana has been a leader in educational choice and I am proud my home-state is where Secretary DeVos has chosen to make this announcement.

Apr 27, 2017

ROKITA SUPPORTS PURDUE UNIVERSITY EXPANDING EDUCATION ACCESS

Acquiring Kaplan University provides working adults around the country access to the benefits of being Purdue students and advances their educations online.

Apr 26, 2017

ROKITA ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ORDER ON EDUCATION

This executive order calls for a comprehensive review of the department’s regulations and policies so that we can ensure education decisions are being made by those closest to students. This builds off of ESSA and empowers parents, students, teachers, principals and taxpayers instead of federal bureaucrats.

Mar 27, 2017

ROKITA BILL SIGNED INTO LAW BY PRESIDENT TRUMP

Congressman Todd Rokita, Chairman of the K-12 Education Subcommittee, issued the following statement after President Trump signed a resolution to rescind the Obama administration’s final regulation implementing accountability provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Feb 28, 2017

ROKITA REACTS TO PRESIDENT TRUMP’S ADDRESS TO CONGRESS

President Trump was sent to Washington to change business-as-usual, and tonight’s address laid out just how he is going to do that. His plans for education, tax reform, and healthcare show once again that he is focused on empowering the hardworking taxpayers of this country, not federal bureaucrats.

Feb 7, 2017

REP. ROKITA SEES PARTNER IN DEVOS

Today, Rep. Todd Rokita released the following statement after the confirmation of Betsy DeVos for the Secretary of Education position.

Feb 3, 2017

2/3/2017 Rokita Report - Reversing the Tide on Regulations, Empowering Parents, & More

This week's Rokita Report discusses recent efforts to push back on regulations, a hearing that Chairman Rokita hosted on school choice, and Rep. Rokita's thoughts on Judge Gorsuch.

Feb 2, 2017

CHAIRMAN ROKITA LEADS HEARING ON SCHOOL CHOICE

Today, Chairman Todd Rokita led a Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education hearing entitled “Helping Students Succeed Through the Power of School Choice.”

Jan 24, 2017

ROKITA RE-INTRODUCES CHOICE ACT TO EMPOWER PARENTS AND HELP STUDENTS IN NEED

Rep. Todd Rokita, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education re-introduced the Creating Hope and Opportunities for Individuals and Communities through Education (CHOICE) Act today to coincide with National School Choice Week. Rep. Rokita issued this statement following the re-introduction.

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