S.3: Strengthen our Schools and Students Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Harry Reid, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 16 (15 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

Strengthen our Schools and Students Act - Expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress should:

  • strengthen early learning programs to better prepare children for success in school;
  • ensure that all students have equitable access to a high-quality, well-rounded education that prepares them to succeed in college and a career;
  • continue efforts to make higher education more affordable and to improve access and success for all students;
  • provide all teachers with the support they need to ensure student success, including by creating a national Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Master Teacher Corps; and
  • support states and local educational agencies to ensure that schools have safe and successful learning conditions.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S44)