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H.R.2237: DIPLOMA Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Judy Chu, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 21 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 4, 2013
Latest Major Action July 8, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Developing Innovative Partnerships and Learning Opportunities that Motivate Achievement Act or the DIPLOMA Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award renewable five-year grants to states and, through them, subgrants to local consortia that include a local educational agency and other community partners to: (1) ensure the academic, physical, social, emotional, and civic development of disadvantaged youth; and (2) strengthen their families and communities.

Requires each state grantee to develop and implement a state child and youth strategy that assesses children's needs and the assets within the state that can be mobilized, coordinated, and integrated to achieve quantifiable progress toward goals that include ensuring that: (1) children are ready for school; (2) students are engaged and achieving in school; (3) students are physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally healthy; (4) schools and neighborhoods are safe and provide a positive climate for learning; (5...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
July 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
June 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
June 4, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
June 4, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce