Rep. Virginia Foxx previews reforms that could be coming to higher education

On the 52nd anniversary of the enactment of the Higher Education Act of 1965, Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, detailed in an afternoon editorial board meeting with the Washington Examiner how Republicans plan to reform the aging legislation.

Foxx, noting that the bill was last reauthorized nine years ago, argued their reforms would modernize the country's post-secondary education system, to better prepare students for the workforce of the present and the workforce of the future.

"A lot has happened in the nine years since that bill was last reauthorized," she said, noting the "demands of the workforce have changed dramatically."

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