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Then the group had a brief meeting with Republican Congressman Todd Rokita, who is looking to build support for a vote on the Student Success Act — a bill that Rokita has co-authored.
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN) have introduced a bill they call the Rewarding Achievement and Incentivizing Successful Employees Act – the RAISE Act. The bill amends the NLRA to allow employers to give individual workers pay increases without first pleading for union approval.
“Because No Child Left Behind has not been reauthorized, the administration has issued these waivers and – in a sense – become a ‘national school board,’” Rokita continued. “This bill changes that. Accountability is a good thing, but with this bill, states, local districts, and parents get to decide what that accountability is.”
In my home state of Indiana, the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School’s rigorous curriculum and laser-focus on preparing students for higher education has helped more than 80 percent of its alumni earn a bachelor’s degree.
“This appalling situation not only adversely affects the quality of education these students receive, but also their health and safety,” Kline wrote in a Feb. 13 letter to BIE officials that was cosigned by U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind.
Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) has introduced a measure that would allow businesses to give union workers merit-based bonuses outside of collective bargaining agreements.
The letter was signed by Representatives Larry Bucshon (IN-08), Susan Brooks (IN-05), Luke Messer (IN-06), Todd Rokita (IN-04), Marlin Stutzman (IN-03), Jackie Walorski (IN-02) and Todd Young (IN-09).
“As a father of two young boys, I can appreciate why parents may not have that same confidence today,” said Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.), the head of the Education and the Workforce subcommittee on elementary and secondary education.
More than 200 students, parents, teachers and school choice advocates celebrated National School Choice Week at the nation’s capitol this morning.
Letter to Rep. Rokita applauding introduction of H.R. 511, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015"
The Chamber thanks you and this bill’s cosponsors for your leadership on this important issue, and urges your colleagues to cosponsor it and work swiftly towards its passage.