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S.1094: Strengthening America's Schools Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||education|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Tom Harkin, D-Iowa|
|Total Cosponsors||11 (10 Democrats, 1 Independent)|
|Introduced||June 4, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Oct. 11, 2013|
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Strengthening America's Schools Act of 2013 - Revises and reauthorizes programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA).
Title I: College and Career Readiness for All Students - Part A: Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged - (Sec. 1111) Revises the school improvement program under part A of title I of the ESEA.
Maintains the requirement conditioning a state's receipt of funds under part A on its developing and implementing academic content and achievement standards and assessments that are applicable to all public elementary and secondary schools and school students in the state.
Requires states to adopt college and career ready academic: (1) content standards in reading or language arts and mathematics by the end of 2014, and (2) achievement standards in those disciplines by the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year.
Requires college and career ready standards to be aligned with: (1) credi...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Oct. 11, 2013||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 218.|
|Oct. 11, 2013||Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Harkin with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-113. Additional views filed.|
|June 12, 2013||Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.|
|June 11, 2013||Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Committee consideration and Mark Up Session held.|
|June 4, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|