H.R.2218 - Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act

To amend the charter school program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. view all titles (4)

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  • Official: To amend the charter school program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. as introduced.
  • Short: Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act as introduced.
  • Short: Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act as passed house.

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Number Date Offered Status Purpose
 
H.Amdt 782 Sep 8th Fail An amendment numbered 7 printed in Part A of House Report 112-200 to strike subparagraph (d) of subsection (6) of Sec. (9) which is part of the definition of `high quality charter schools.' Would strike the following language: `(D) has demonstrated success in increasing student academic achievement for the subgroups of students described in section 1111(b)(2)(C)(v)(II).'. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 781 Sep 8th Fail An amendment numbered 7 printed in Part A of House Report 112-200 to encourage the Secretary of Education to include a priority for green school building practices in the application for states to ensure that federal investment in charter school facilities would be energy efficient and environmentally friendly. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 780 Sep 8th Fail An amendment numbered 6 printed in Part A of House Report 112-200 to strike `governor of a state' from the definition of `state entity' on page 20, thus removing Governors' eligibility to apply for federal grant funding to oversee charter school operations in their states. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 779 Sep 8th Pass An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part A of House Report 112-200 to promote innovation and quality in charter schools by adding a priority to states that allow charter school authorizers besides local educational agencies. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 778 Sep 8th Pass (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 777 Sep 8th Pass An amendment numbered 3 printed in Part A of House Report 112-200 to change the duration of Subgrants in the Grant Limitations Section from 5 years to 3 years to allow successful and eligible operating schools to replicate and expand faster. The school must demonstrate successful operation data for no less than 3 years. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 776 Sep 8th Pass An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 112-200 to add to the purpose section of H.R. 2218 the importance of innovation in public education to prepare students to compete in the global economy. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 775 Sep 8th Pass An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 112-200 to make technical and clarifying corrections to the bill as reported out of Committee. Would make additional policy changes to improve the Charter School Program, including provisions regarding parent input, annual grants, education for at-risk students, diverse charter school models, transportation needs, high quality applicants, and school lunch participants. (View on THOMAS)

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