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U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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  • Harford's Blaine Hawley elected to national school principals board

    Harford's Blaine Hawley elected to national school principals board
    A. Blaine Hawley, principal of Red Pump Elementary School in Bel Air, was recently elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP). Gail Connelly, NAESP's executive director, announced the election...
  • Scott seeks top Democratic role on Education committee

    Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, D-3rd, says he'd like to become ranking member -- the top Democrat -- on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, with the upcoming retirements of Rep.s George Miller and Rob Andrews. "I have enjoyed serving with...
  • California GOP Rep. McKeon joins congressional retirement parade

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) teared up Thursday as he formally announced plans to retire after more than two decades in Congress. “I should have Boehner here, right?” he joked, referring to House...
  • San Francisco area Rep. George Miller to retire from Congress

    San Francisco area Rep. George Miller to retire from Congress
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. George Miller, a San Francisco Bay area liberal and dean of the California congressional delegation, announced Monday that he will retire when his term ends, closing a 40-year career on Capitol Hill.  The veteran Democrat’s...
  • News of the Weird: Breast-Milk Lollipops and Buffalo Wing Soda

    News of the Weird: Breast-Milk Lollipops and Buffalo Wing Soda
    Although Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (the alleged 9/11 mastermind) was waterboarded 183 times among several extreme interrogation techniques, he and his CIA captors eventually reached a moderated state. In 2003, though still housed in a “black site&...
  • Obama proposes linking federal aid to the value colleges provide

    Obama proposes linking federal aid to the value colleges provide
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- President Obama began a two-day bus tour here by laying out new proposals to address what he called a “crisis” of college affordability, including a new rating system that would reward universities that provide better value...
  • The cost of cheap stuff

     
    I missed this when it came out at the end of last month: The price of Wal-Mart’s low wages and benefits at just one Wal-Mart store not only costs families in lost income and economic security, but it also may......
  • Diaper legislation generates rash of criticism

     
    Diaper bill: Proposed federal legislation would make it easier for child-care providers to use federal funds to provide diapers to low-income families....
  • Senate to examine child abuse laws in wake of Penn State scandal

     
    The Penn State child sex-abuse scandal has prompted calls for a Senate committee hearing on whether stronger laws are needed to protect children from child abuse and neglect....
  • Bill seeks to require drug screening for jobless benefits

     
    Legislation introduced by Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) would require applicants for federally subsidized jobless benefits to fill out a questionnaire used for drug screening to determine whether they should then have to take a drug test. Those identified as...
  • Shock waves from scandal continue to spread

    Shock waves from scandal continue to spread
    The child sex scandal at Penn State University reverberated Thursday on multiple fronts, touching everything from promotional buttons to superstar athletes to bowl bids as state and national media raced to keep track. A vague post in an Internet forum...