S.870: Pregnant and Parenting Students Access to Education Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Tom Udall, D-N.M.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 7, 2013
Latest Major Action May 7, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
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  • Bill passed in the House   
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Bill Summary

Pregnant and Parenting Students Access to Education Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to make formula grants to states and, through them, competitive subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to establish or enhance educational programs and related services that enable pregnant and parenting students to enroll in, attend, and succeed in school.

Requires state grantees to: (1) designate a Coordinator for Education of Pregnant and Parenting Students who is to develop and implement a state plan for educating pregnant and parenting students, and (2) develop and implement high-quality professional development programs for LEAs and school personnel.

Requires subgrantees to:

  • provide academic support services to pregnant and parenting students;
  • assist such students in accessing quality, affordable child care, and early childhood education services;
  • provide transportation services or assistance to such students and...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 7, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.