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Nov. 15, 2017 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Alexander, Hearing on Nominations Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Oct. 27, 2017 Alexander: Education Department Decision to Weed Out 600 Pieces of Old and Unnecessary Guidance is Exactly What Most Americans Think Washington D.C., Should Do Sen. Lamar Alexander Gatlinburg, TN
Oct. 3, 2017 Hearing of the Senate Education Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Lamar Alexander, Hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Oct. 3, 2017 Alexander: Tennessee, Louisiana, New Mexico Are Making the Most of New Education Law by Designing Innovative Plans Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2017 Tennessee Education Commissioner McQueen to Testify to Congress Tomorrow about State's New Education Plan Under New Law that Alexander Sponsored Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2017 Tennessee Education Commissioner McQueen to Testify to Congress Tomorrow about State's New Education Plan Under New Law that Alexander Sponsored Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Greg Walden, the Hon. Michael Burgess, Chairmans, and Ranking Members the Hon. Frank Pallone and the Hon. Gene Green - Support the National Health Service Corps Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
June 6, 2017 Alexander Statement on President's Selection of Peter Oppenheim to Serve at Department of Education Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 29, 2017 Alexander Delivers AEI Keynote: "The Rise and Fall of the National School Board" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 27, 2017 President Signs Resolution to Rein in Federal Role in Education Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 27, 2017 President Trump Signs Resolution Overturning Obama-era Regulation That Undermined Local Control of Schools Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 18, 2017 The Commercial Appeal - Cohen: Trump Budget Hurts African-Americans Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
March 9, 2017 Senate Overturns Obama-era Education Regulation that Undermined Local Control of Schools Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 8, 2017 Senate Sends Teacher Resolution to President Sen. Lamar Alexander Unknown
March 2, 2017 10 Senators Introduce Resolution to Rescind Obama Administration Education Regulation Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2017 Alexander Statement on President Trump's Address to a Joint Session of Congress Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2017 Chairman Alexander Statement on Secretary DeVos Letter to Chief State School Officers Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 7, 2017 Alexander: New Education Secretary Will Restore Tennessee Classrooms to Tennessee Communities Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 Corker Supports Confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education Sen. Robert Corker Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2017 Alexander: Senate Takes Next Step to Confirming Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2017 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions Committee - Opening Statement by Sen. Alexander, Markup on the Nomination of Besty DeVos to Lead the U.S. Department of Education Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2017 Alexander Commemorates School Choice Week 2017 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2017 Alexander Commemorates School Choice Week 2017 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2017 The Medium - Senate Should Promptly Confirm Betsy DeVos Sen. Lamar Alexander Unknown
Jan. 18, 2017 Alexander Statement on Education Department's Withdrawal of Proposed Supplement-Not-Supplant Regulation Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 18, 2017 Alexander Statement on Education Department's Withdrawal of Proposed Supplement-Not-Supplant Regulation Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 17, 2017 Alexander: Betsy DeVos is On Our Children's Side Sen. Lamar Alexander W
Jan. 17, 2017 Hearing of the Senate Heatlh, Education, Labor, & Pensions Committee - Opening Statement by Sen. Alexander, Hearing on the Nomination of Besty DeVos to Lead the U.S. Department of Education Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 10, 2017 Alexander: DeVos Will Be an "Excellent Education Secretary" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 10, 2017 Alexander: DeVos Will Be an "Excellent Education Secretary" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2016 Tennesseans Are Ready for a New Direction Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2016 Cohen Announces More Than $11.5 Million for Shelby County Head Start Projects Rep. Stephen Cohen Memphis, TN
Dec. 2, 2016 Alexander on Selection of Rep. Virginia Foxx as Chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2016 Alexander on Selection of Rep. Virginia Foxx as Chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Nov. 23, 2016 Alexander Statement on Selection of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary Sen. Lamar Alexander Maryville, TN
Nov. 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John King, Acting Secretary of Education - "Supplement Not Supplant" Proposed Regulation Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Nov. 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John King, Acting Secretary of Education - "Supplement Not Supplant" Proposed Regulation Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2016 A Better Way To a Strong Economy Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
Sept. 6, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017--Conference Report Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Aug. 31, 2016 Alexander: "Education Secretary Must Think He is the U.S. Congress as Well as Chairman of a National School Board" Sen. Lamar Alexander Maryville, TN
Aug. 1, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John B. King Jr., Secretary of Education - Provide More Time for States to Develop Their New Accountability Systems Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
July 7, 2016 Biomedical Research Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Alexander to Tennessee School Board Members: "New Education Law Puts Tennessee Back in Charge of Its Classrooms" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Overtime Rule Will Limit Opportunities for Younger Americans, Make Higher Education Less Affordable Rep. David Roe Washington, DC
June 8, 2016 Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 24, 2016 Every Student Succeeds Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 19, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Hon. John King, Secretary of the Department of Education - On School Bathroom Edict Sen. Robert Corker Washington, DC
May 19, 2016 Rep. Black Statement on ACLU Complaint Against Sumner County Schools Rep. Diane Black Washington, DC
May 19, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Hon. John King, Secretary of the Department of Education - On School Bathroom Edict Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Rep. Black: Administration "Now Directly Responsible for Endangering Our Students' Rep. Diane Black Unknown
May 13, 2016 Rep. Black Blasts Obama Administration Directive on School Bathrooms Rep. Diane Black Unknown
May 13, 2016 Chairman Alexander Statement on Obama Administration Guidance Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 13, 2016 Congresswoman Not Happy With President's New Transgender Rules Rep. Diane Black Unknown
May 11, 2016 Alexander, Kline: Nonpartisan Government Analysis Confirms Education Department's Proposed Regulation Is Against the Law Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 5, 2016 Alexander: New Education Law Means Blount County is Back in Charge of Its Classrooms Sen. Lamar Alexander Maryville, TN
May 5, 2016 Alexander: New Education Law Means Blount County is Back in Charge of Its Classrooms Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Lipinski and Moolenaar Announce New Congressional Chemistry Caucus Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
April 25, 2016 Alexander: New Education Law Restores Control of Tennessee Classrooms to Tennesseans Sen. Lamar Alexander Nashville, TN
March 27, 2016 Roe Congratulates Northeast State on Experimental Site Selection Rep. David Roe Unknown
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations Subcomittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, the Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, the Honorable John Culbertson, Chairman of the Subcomittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Michael M. Honda, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - Computer Science for All Funding Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Celebrating Columbia State Community College's 50th Year Rep. Marsha Blackburn Washington, DC
March 9, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2016 Alexander Statement on Tonight's State of the Union Address Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Dec. 9, 2015 Student Success Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, D.C.
Dec. 9, 2015 Every Student Succeeds Bill Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, D.C.
Dec. 8, 2015 Student Success Act Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, D.C.
Dec. 1, 2015 No Child Left Behind Conference Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, D.C.
Nov. 18, 2015 Every Child Achieves Act 2016 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, D.C.
Oct. 21, 2015 Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, D.C.
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation Rep. Jim Cooper Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
May 29, 2015 Alexander to Jackson Education Leaders: Senate Education Bill Will Restore Responsibility for schools to Local Officials, Teachers and Parents Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
May 11, 2015 Additional Statements Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
April 7, 2015 Alexander, Murray Announce Bipartisan Agreement on Fixing "No Child Left Behind" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 20, 2015 Enewsletter: Empowering Voters and Fighting for Voting Rights Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
March 9, 2015 Alexander, Murray Statement on Fixing No Child Left Behind Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
March 5, 2015 Alexander Receives John M. Ashbrook Award for Championing History and Civics Education Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 529, Section 529 College Savings Plans Amendments; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5, Student Success Act; and for Other Purposes Rep. John Duncan Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Alexander Statement on House Education and the Workforce Committee's Passage of Chairman Kline's Bill to Fix No Child Left Behind Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 School Choice Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 Fixing No Child Left Behind: Innovation To Better Meet The Needs Of Students Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2015 Kirk, Feinstein, Alexander, Bennet Introduces Bill to Expand Charter School Access and Opportunity Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2015 Kirk Introduces Bill to Expand Charter School Access and Opportunity Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Jan. 9, 2015 Cohen Statement on President Obama's Visit to Tennessee Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
Jan. 7, 2015 Alexander Elected by Republican Colleagues to Chair the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Nov. 12, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2014 The Hill - Alexander: Schools Need "Freedom from Washington' Sen. Lamar Alexander Nashville, TN
Sept. 29, 2014 Cohen Announces More Than $4 Million for Job Training Programs at Southwest Tennessee Community College Rep. Stephen Cohen Memphis, TN
Sept. 25, 2014 Cohen Highlights Lottery's Benefits for Students as $1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Memphis Rep. Stephen Cohen Memphis, TN
Sept. 22, 2014 Weekly Column by Lamar Alexander "Five Issues the Senate Should Be Dealing with Instead of Going into Recess" Sen. Lamar Alexander Nashville, TN
Sept. 19, 2014 Alexander: "Senate Should be Working Instead of Going into Recess" Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2014 Murray, Alexander Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Designating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2014 Harkin, Alexander Praise HELP Committee Passage of Education Research Bill Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Sept. 4, 2014 Hearing of the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee of the House Education and Workforce Committee - The Effects of the President's Health Care Law on Indiana's Classrooms and Workplaces Rep. David Roe Greenfield, IN
Aug. 20, 2014 Alexander: Gallup Poll Shows Americans Don't Want a National School Board Sen. Lamar Alexander Washington, DC
Aug. 1, 2014 Newsletter: Defending the President Rep. Stephen Cohen Unknown
July 30, 2014 New Cohen Bill Would Help Reduce Teacher Shortages Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
July 16, 2014 Cohen: Democrats' New "Jumpstart" Action Plan Will Put Middle Class First, Create Jobs, and Help Students Succeed Rep. Stephen Cohen Washington, DC
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