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H.R.2930: Transition-to-Success Mentoring Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor André Carson, D-Ind.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced Aug. 1, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 13, 2013
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Bill Summary

Transition-to-Success Mentoring Act - Amends title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to reauthorize appropriations under part H (School Dropout Prevention).

Establishes a transition-to-success mentoring program under part H of the ESEA requiring the Secretary of Education to award grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) or partnerships between LEAs and community-based nonprofit organizations to establish, expand, or provide technical support to school-based mentoring programs to assist at-risk students in transitioning from middle to high school.

Requires grantees to assign to each at-risk student in his or her middle school a success coach who:

  • creates a plan of success for the student;
  • enters into an agreement with the student's parents regarding their role in implementing such plan;
  • meets with the student at least once a month to assess and assist the student's progress;
  • meets at lea...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
Aug. 1, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.