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Apr 29, 2015 | WLFI

Indiana Teacher of the Year honored at White House

Issues: Education

U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita — also the chairman of the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education — was cheering along for Nimmer, an English teacher at Harrison High School, at Wednesday’s ceremony.

Apr 24, 2015 | Washington Post

Federally-run Indian schools are in rough shape because of a broken bureaucracy

Issues: Education

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.), who heads the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education, said that turning a blind eye to the challenges is not the answer.

Apr 22, 2015 | Education Week

Crumbling Schools for American Indian Children Draw Congressional Scrutiny

Issues: Education

"Some classrooms lack desks, books, computers, pencils, and paper, while others lack proper flooring, roofing, and ventilation," said Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., who chaired Tuesday's House education subcommittee hearing .

Apr 14, 2015 | Education Week

House Lawmakers Demand Answers About N.Y.C. Head Start Inspections

Issues: Education

Two House education committee members have written a letter to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, demanding to know why New York City's Head Start grant was not suspended or revoked after inspections revealed wide-ranging concerns about child safety.

Apr 7, 2015 | Bemidiji Pioneer

Congressmen tour 'the school with the killer hallways'

Issues: Education

Reps. Rick Nolan and John Kline of Minnesota and Rep. Todd Rokita of Indiana took advantage of the congressional spring recess to tour the school and meet with local officials.

Apr 7, 2015 | Greensburg Daily New

Honor Flight for five local veterans was memorable

Issues: Veterans

“Each of us was welcomed by Senator Donnelly and Congressman Todd Rokita and I was overwhelmed when we got back to Plainfield. We came in to the homecoming at Plainfield School and it was completely full of people to welcome us there.”

Apr 3, 2015 | WBAA

Rokita Touts Plan To Expand School Choice Through Tax Credits

Issues: Education

Indiana Congressman Todd Rokita was in West Lafayette earlier this week, meeting with teachers, students, and cafeteria workers at Harrison High School and Burnett Creek Elementary School.

Apr 2, 2015 | KPC News

Congressman visits DeKalb Central schools

Issues: Education

U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita reads to students in the preschool classroom at Waterloo Elementary School Tuesday. Rokita serves as chairman of the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

Mar 30, 2015 | Kokomo Tribune

Grissom taking off

Tidd said they met with military legislative assistants of each Indiana representative to discuss strategies to bring the KC-46A unit to Grissom. They had face-to-face talks with Rep. Todd Rokita.

Mar 19, 2015 | Sunshine State News

Marco Rubio Joins Todd Rokita in Fighting for School Choice

Rubio teamed up with U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., the chairman of the U.S. House Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, to unvei the “Educational Opportunities Act.” The proposal would allow Americans and business to receive tax credits if they support scholarship granting organizations (SGOs) that award scholarships to private schools based on need.