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education and workforce committee

On February 5, 2013, the House Education and the Workforce Committee held a hearing on the Challenges and Opportunities Facing America’s Schools and Workplaces. The headline witness was Governor Herbert from Utah. He highlighted UT’s Dual Immersion Language (DLI) program as one of three key state initiatives in which they link education and workplace needs. Herbert stated that the efforts (along with STEM, and a post-secondary initiative) produce a strong state that attracts business. The Governor promoted the acquisition of strong student data related to language learning (ie.