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H.R.1243: Innovation Inspiration School Grant Program Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||education|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Tim Ryan, D-Ohio|
|Total Cosponsors||10 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||March 18, 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
Innovation Inspiration School Grant Program Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award competitive matching grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to: (1) promote science, technology, engineering (including robotics), and mathematics (STEM) in secondary schools; (2) support the participation of secondary school students in nontraditional STEM teaching methods; and (3) broaden secondary school students' access to STEM careers.
Gives priority to grant applications that target: (1) a rural or urban school, (2) a low-performing school or LEA, or (3) an LEA or school that serves students who are eligible for free or reduced price lunches under the school lunch program.
Authorizes the Secretary to waive all or part of the matching requirement for financially-strapped LEAs.
Directs the Secretary to evaluate the efficacy of the grant program.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 23, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.|
|March 18, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.|