Education

I believe that a good education system is imperative to the future of our country.  Students should be given every opportunity to attend the best possible school systems.  Instead of creating a “one size fits all” education policy, we need to provide school districts the ability to make decisions that are best for them at the local level.

More on Education

March 6, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Gibbs will be guest lecturing about the government’s role in agribusiness as well as global economic impacts on businesses on Friday, March 6th to an International Business class at the college’s Agricultural Technical Institute (Ohio State ATI) in Wooster.
July 19, 2013 Columns
In typical Washington fashion, everything from healthcare to education is given a one-size-fits-all band-aid that never addresses the real problem. However, this week, the House passed the Student Success Act (H.R. 5), which rids our education system of the generic and unrealistic policies that are currently in place.
June 6, 2013 Columns
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 4.4 million Americans have been unemployed for 27 weeks or longer. What’s more, the vast majority of graduating seniors in college are hoping to enter the workforce while they are strapped with thousands of dollars in student loan debt. These startling facts result from policies implemented in Washington that erode certainty and private sector confidence, preventing our economy from growing.
June 6, 2012 Press Release
Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement following his vote against a failed amendment in the FY 2013 Energy and Water Appropriations bill (H.R. 5325) that would have eliminate funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission in 2013:
June 1, 2012 Press Release
Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) released the following statement today regarding the Department of Labor’s unemployment report for May 2012:
May 18, 2012 Press Release
Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement following passage by a super-majority of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (NDAA), legislation that authorizes funding for our military.
May 15, 2012 Press Release
As the first Member of Congress who has also served as President of a state farm bureau and a farmer of 30 years, I know firsthand the valuable programs the USDA provides to rural America.
April 12, 2012 Press Release
Job Fair in New Philadelphia Helped Connect Businesses with Ohioans Seeking Jobs
April 5, 2012 Press Release
Congressman Bob Gibbs announced that the original space reserved for the jobs fair in New Philadelphia has been increased to accommodate the participation of more than 55 employers who are actively hiring.
March 20, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs will host a jobs fair in conjunction with The Employment Source, Goodwill Industries and WJER Radio in New Philadelphia on April 11th. Area job seekers will be given the opportunity to meet face to face with local employers who are actively hiring.