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H.R.2316: Success in the Middle Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Raúl M. Grijalva, D-Ariz.
Total Cosponsors 12 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 11, 2013
Latest Major Action July 8, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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  • Bill passed in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Success in the Middle Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Education to make grants to states, based on their proportion of poor children aged 5 to 17, to: (1) implement state middle grades needs analyses and, on the basis of such analyses, improvement plans that describe what students must master to complete successfully the middle grades and succeed in academically rigorous secondary school coursework; and (2) award competitive subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) or partnerships of LEAs and institutions of higher education, educational service agencies, or educational nonprofit organizations to implement a comprehensive middle school improvement plan for each eligible school. Gives priority to LEAs, or partnerships that include LEAs, that serve high proportions of poor children and children attending eligible schools.

Defines "eligible schools" as those where: (1) a high proportion of middle grade students matriculate to secondary schools with grad...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
June 11, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.