US HB209 | 2013-2014 | 113th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2013 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2013-04-23 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Directs the Secretary of Education to allot funds to states for distribution to local educational agencies (LEAs) to recruit, hire, and train 100,000 new classroom paraprofessionals in order to improve educational achievement for children. Requires that 80% of a state's allotment be allocated to LEAs on the basis of each LEA's proportion of low-income schoolchildren in the state, and that the remainder be allocated on the basis of each LEA's proportion of the overall population of schoolchildren in the state.

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Title

To authorize the appropriation of funds to be used to recruit, hire, and train 100,000 new classroom paraprofessionals in order to improve educational achievement for children.

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History

DateChamberAction
2013-04-23HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
2013-01-04HouseReferred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Subjects


US Congress State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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