Find your legislators by address, ZIP code or name
H.R.2517: Families Learning and Understanding English Together Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||education|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Raúl M. Grijalva, D-Ariz.|
|Total Cosponsors||1 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||June 26, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Sept. 13, 2013|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Families Learning and Understanding English Together Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to make grants to providers of family literacy services to improve the literacy and English skills of limited English proficient individuals who are parents or children in families where each parent is at least 16 years old and where at least one child is under age 8.
Directs the Secretary to reserve certain funds to: (1) make grants to, or enter contracts with, national organizations that have family literacy service expertise to provide grantees with technical assistance and training; and (2) evaluate and improve the family literacy grant program.
Requires grantees to meet specified outcome measures.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Sept. 13, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.|
|Sept. 13, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.|
|June 26, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.|