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H.R.4086: Afterschool for America's Children Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Dan Kildee, D-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 18 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 25, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 25, 2014
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Bill Summary

Afterschool for America's Children Act - Amends the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program under part B of title IV of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). (21st Century Community Learning Centers provide students with before school, after school, and summer learning programs to improve their academic performance.)

Requires the Centers to provide students' families with opportunities for active and meaningful engagement in their children's education.

Includes Indian tribes or organizations among the local public or private entities that are eligible for grants from states to establish the Centers.

Allows states to use a portion of the part B funds allotted to them by the Secretary of Education to: (1) assist those Centers in aligning their before school, after school, and summer learning programs with the state's academic standards; and (2) ensure that those Centers partner with nonprofit organizations in the community that have...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 25, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.