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H.R.3983: Total Learning Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||education|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Jim Himes, D-Conn.|
|Total Cosponsors||3 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Feb. 3, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 3, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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- Bill passed in the Senate
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Total Learning Act - Directs the Secretary of Education to award competitive grants to full-service community schools or partnerships between local educational agencies and public or nonprofit social service providers or full-service community schools to implement innovative early learning curricula in preschool and elementary school programs in high-need communities for children from birth through age nine.
Defines "full-service community schools" as public schools which: (1) coordinate educational, developmental, family, health, and other comprehensive services through community-based organizations and public and private partnerships; and (2) provide students, families, and the community with access to such services.
Includes as grant-covered costs, those incurred for: (1) extended school hours and days; (2) staff development, compensation, and retention; (3) comprehensive child and family support services; and (4) other activities the Secretary deems ap...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 3, 2014||Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.|