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H.R.2653: Ready-to-Compete Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||education|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||John Yarmuth, D-Ky.|
|Total Cosponsors||9 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||July 11, 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
Ready-to-Compete Act - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to public telecommunications entities to coordinate the development, production, and distribution of innovative multiplatform educational programming and services for young children and youth and their parents, educators, and caregivers.
Requires grantees to award subcontracts or enter into agreements with public television stations and producers or distributors of educational programming for the operation of Ready-to-Learn programs.
Requires Ready-to-Learn programs to: (1) include programming that is aligned with state academic content and achievement standards; (2) include training and materials for educators and caregivers to facilitate their use of the programming and services; (3) address specific community and school needs, ascertained via ongoing community outreach programs; and (4) include programming in reading, social and...
(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.|
|July 11, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.|