H.R.5168: Full-Service Community Schools Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md.
Total Cosponsors 33 (32 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced July 23, 2014
Latest Major Action Nov. 17, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Full-Service Community Schools Act of 2014 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Education to award matching grants to: (1) consortia composed of one or more local educational agencies (LEAs) and one or more community-based, nonprofit, or other public or private entities to assist public elementary or secondary schools to function as full-service community schools; and (2) state collaboratives to support the development of full-service community school programs.

Requires such schools to: (1) participate in community-based efforts to coordinate and integrate educational, developmental, family, health, and other comprehensive services through community-based organizations and public and private partnerships; and (2) provide access to such services to students, families, and the community.

Gives local grant priority to: (1) entities that will serve at least two full-service community schools eligible for a schoolwide...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 17, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
July 23, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.