Acting education secretary to testify on U.S. Education Department priorities, next steps for K-12 reform

Source: U.S. Education and the Workforce Committee

The U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold two hearings this week featuring testimony from Dr. John B. King Jr., acting secretary of education.

Members will first have the opportunity to broadly examine the department’s policies and priorities, followed up by a separate hearing on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.

  • On Wednesday, February 24, at 9 a.m. (Central time), the full committee will hold a hearing entitled, “Examining the Policies and Priorities of the U.S. Department of Education.” The hearing will take place in Room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
  • On Thursday, February 25, at 9 a.m. (Central time), the full committee will hold a hearing entitled, “Next Steps for K-12 Education: Upholding the Letter and Intent of the Every Student Succeeds Act.” The hearing will take place in Room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

For more information about the hearings scheduled for this week, visit edworkforce.house.gov.

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