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S.2259: Helping Military Children Succeed in Schools Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Patty Murray, D-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 28, 2014
Latest Major Action April 28, 2014
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Bill Summary

Helping Military Children Succeed in Schools Act - Amends the school improvement program under part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to require states to include in their annual state report cards information regarding the number of, and the academic achievement of, their military-connected students (students who have a parent who serves in the Armed Forces).

Prohibits that academic achievement information from being used for school or local educational agency accountability purposes under the ESEA.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 28, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.