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S.648: Helping Educators Support All Students Act
About this Bill
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.|
|Total Cosponsors||2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||March 21, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||March 21, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
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- Bill signed into law
Helping Educators Support All Students Act - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to award grants to states and, through them, subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to support or develop programs that will train teachers, school personnel, and specialized instructional support personnel regarding mental health conditions in children.
Includes as grant and subgrant recipients, states and LEAs that partner with a mental health organization, family advocacy organization, or community nonprofit organization.
Requires subgrantees to utilize school counselors, school psychologists, school social workers, or community organizations with experience in mental illness in developing and conducting the training.
Requires the training program to include an annual in-service training component that enables teachers, school personnel, and specialized instructional support personnel to: (1) better understand ...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|March 21, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|