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H.R.112: METRICS Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||education|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Rush Holt, D-N.J.|
|Introduced||Jan. 3, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 23, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Measuring and Evaluating Trends for Reliability, Integrity, and Continued Success (METRICS) Act of 2013 or the METRICS Act - Directs the Secretary of Education to award competitive grants to states, high-need local educational agencies (LEAs), or consortia of high-need LEAs that partner with external entities to improve access to, and the sharing and use of, education data to improve student outcomes.
Requires states to use such grants to: (1) implement aligned statewide education longitudinal data systems; (2) define policies and procedures for the collection of, access to, and use of education data; (3) protect the privacy, security, and confidentiality of student and educator data; (4) link education data with workforce data; (5) match teachers with teacher preparation and certification information; (6) standardize education data through the use of openly developed common education data standards; and (7) meet federal reporting requirements.
Requires high-need LE...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 23, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.|
|April 23, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.|
|Jan. 3, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.|