H.R.5 - Student Success Act

To support State and local accountablility for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes. view all titles (5)

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  • Official: To support State and local accountablility for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Student Success Act as introduced.
  • Official: To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Student Success Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Student Success Act as passed house.

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Number Date Offered Status Purpose
 
H.Amdt 343 Jul 19th Fail An substitute amendment numbered 26 printed in House Report 113-158 to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to maintain the civil rights and equity focus of the law and to ensure all students have access to an education that prepares them for college and the workforce. Supports all students, and in particular those who are historically disadvantaged, through access to high quality state-developed standards, a meaningful but flexible accountability and school improvement system, improved and targeted professional development and working conditions for teachers and school leaders, additional learning time and after-school programs, and dedicated supports for wrap-around services for students and a well-rounded education. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 342 Jul 19th Pass An amendment numbered 25 printed in House Report 113-158 to allow Title I funds to follow students to other public schools or charter schools, upon the state opting to allow it. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 341 Jul 19th Fail An amendment numbered 24 printed in House Report 113-158 to create a report containing recommendations regarding the advisability of authorizing a state education authority to close a school district over the opposition of a locally elected school board, and regarding best practices governing the exercise of authority by a state education agency in monitoring, supervising and controlling under-performing school districts with particular emphasis on rural and underserved school districts. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 340 Jul 19th Pass An amendment numbered 23 printed in House Report 113-158 to provide a funding condition for a state or local educational agency to be eligible for funds, agency personnel cannot facilitate the transfer of an employee if they know, or have probable cause to believe, that the employee has engaged in sexual misconduct with a minor. Agencies must also require employees be subjected to background checks in compliance with the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 339 Jul 19th Pass An amendment numbered 22 printed in House Report 113-158 to empower States by giving them the opportunity to accept or reject feder al grant money. Grant money rejected by State legislatures would be dedicated to paying off our outstanding national debt. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 338 Jul 18th Pass An amendment numbered 21 printed in House Report 113-158 to require the Secretary of Education to include in their report to Congress the average salary of employees who were determined to be associated with eliminated or consolidated programs or projects by the underlying legislation and a report on the average salaries of the employees of the Department according to their job function. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 337 Jul 18th Offered An amendment numbered 20 printed in House Report 113-158 to clarify that states that opt out of receiving funds, or are not awarded funds, under this Act are not required to carry out any of the requirements of the programs under this Act. The amendment also clarifies that states are not required to participate in any program under this Act. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 336 Jul 18th Offered An amendment numbered 19 printed in House Report 113-158 to strike language in the bill that allows consolidated districts to be eligible for payment if they do not qualify after consolidation; strikes language allowing for mid-year adjustment for student counts; makes the 8007 Construction Program a competitive grant program. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 335 Jul 18th Pass An amendment numbered 18 printed in House Report 113-158 to require that applicants consider how to target their services to low-income students and parents, including low-income students and parents who are not proficient in English. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 334 Jul 18th Pass An amendment numbered 17 printed in House Report 113-158 to allow charter schools to use grant funds for teacher preparation, professional development, and improving school conditions. The amendment ensures that charter schools expand outreach to low-income and underserved populations. (View on THOMAS)

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