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H.R.1041: PRE-K Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||education|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y.|
|Total Cosponsors||10 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||March 11, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 23, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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Providing Resources Early for Kids Act of 2013 or the PRE-K Act - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to award matching grants to states to enhance or improve state-funded preschool programs.
Sets forth a grant formula favoring states that: (1) have curricula aligned with state early learning standards; (2) use nationally-established, or better, best practices for class size and teacher-to-student ratios; (3) require each teacher to have at least an associate degree in early childhood education or a related field; (4) require such programs to operate for at least a full academic year; and (5) have a plan for meeting the requirement, within five years of receiving such grant, that teachers have at least a baccalaureate degree in early childhood education or have such degree in a related field, but have also completed specialized training in early childhood education.
Directs the Secretary to establish a compe...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 23, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.|
|March 11, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.|