7 hrs ago
House Committee Advances Key Education Bill
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce today advanced marquee legislation rewriting the nation's K-12 education law to support more effective teachers, empower parents and affirm states' authority over education policy decisions.
14 hrs ago
WXOW-TV La Crosse
House panel starts rewrite of No Child Left Behind
Senators are seeking cost-cutting opportunities in the Pentagon's $400 billion program for the next-generation F-35, a fighter jet with a troubled testing record that military leaders say America cannot afford... Senators are seeking cost-cutting opportunities in the Pentagon's $400 billion program for the next-generation F-35, a fighter jet with a ... (more)
19 hrs ago
The Heartland Institute
House, Senate at Odds on NCLB Rewrite
Although Democrats and Republicans largely agree that No Child Left Behind, the largest federal education law, is a shambles, House Republicans and Senate Democrats have different ideas about how to revise the law.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The Heritage Foundation
Kline and Rokita Unveil Rewrite of No Child Left Behind
House Education and the Workforce Committee chairman John Kline and Representative Todd Rokita have introduced the Student Success Act -a proposal to rewrite No Child Left Behind .
Customer Interaction Solutions
Rokita: Defense Bill Ensures Troops have Resources they Need
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita today voted in support of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2014, which authorizes and prioritizes funding for the Department of Defense.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The Indianapolis Star
School part-timers fear fewer hours, less pay as impact of health care law kicks in
As the national debate intensifies over the true impact of federal health care mandates, some school districts in metropolitan Indianapolis are already telling employees to expect fewer hours and increased health-care costs next year.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Rep. Todd Rokita: No government snooping without probable cause
"That's basically the line in the Fourth Amendment, and that line has been crossed," Rep. Todd Rokita, a Republican, said in a radio interview on the "Dennis Miller Show."
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Parties offer competing plans to overhaul a No Childa education law
After years of failed attempts to replace the widely maligned No Child Left Behind education law, lawmakers are giving it one more try.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
BOTA hosts 21st annual June tour
Count U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita among those impressed by the trail system in Hendricks County, as he was in attendance at this past weekend's 21st installment of the B&O Bicycle Tour.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Congressmen Urge AG Holder to Grant Asylum to Homeschooling German Family
A coalition of 27 Congressmen have joined together to sign a letter urging the Department of Justice and Attorney General Eric Holder to rescind an order to deport a German family whose only crime was to homeschool their children.
Fri May 24, 2013
OPINION: Letter: Ludicrous to impose higher rates on students
If Congress fails to act, then on July 1 interest rates on subsidized federal student loans will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent.