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H.R.2948 Fix America's Schools Today (FAST) Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Nov 18, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Education and the Workforce - Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education

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    • American Association of School Administrators

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    • Economic Policy Institute

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    • New Law Restricts the Use of DoD Funds for Obtaining LEED Gold ... - January 14, 2012 by Barbara Bauer - H.R.2948 -– Rep. Rosa DeLauro's (D-Conn.) Fix America's Schools Today bill would direct the U.S. Department of Education to allocate grants to states and, through them, subgrants to LEAs to modernize, renovate, or repair ...

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      As noted by Barbara Bauer on January 14, 2012, "H.R.2948 -– Rep. Rosa DeLauro's (D-Conn.) Fix America's Schools Today bill would direct the U.S. Department of Education to allocate grants to states and, through them, subgrants to LEAs to modernize, renovate, or repair ..." (http://constructionadvisortoday.com/2012/01/new-law-restricts-the-use-of-dod-funds-for-obtaining-leed-gold-or-platinum-certification-gbi-profile.html)
    • New Law Restricts the Use of DoD Funds for Obtaining LEED Gold or - January 13, 2012 by Barbara Bauer - H.R.2948 -– Rep. Rosa DeLauro's (D-Conn.) Fix America's Schools Today bill would direct the U.S. Department of Education to allocate grants to states and, through them, subgrants to LEAs to modernize, renovate, or repair ...

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      As noted by Barbara Bauer on January 13, 2012, "H.R.2948 -– Rep. Rosa DeLauro's (D-Conn.) Fix America's Schools Today bill would direct the U.S. Department of Education to allocate grants to states and, through them, subgrants to LEAs to modernize, renovate, or repair ..." (/url?q=http://constructionadvisortoday.com/2012/01/new-law-restricts-the-use-of-dod-funds-for-obtaining-leed-gold-or-platinum-certification-gbi-profile.html&sa=U&ei=o_XlT9e-Habe2AWJifzZCQ&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHaax4_hs42uFqNgN0-CfJaFBxC9w)
    • New Law Restricts the Use of DoD Funds for Obtaining LEED Gold ... - January 13, 2012 by Barbara Bauer - H.R.2948 -– Rep. Rosa DeLauro's (D-Conn.) Fix America's Schools Today bill would direct the U.S. Department of Education to allocate grants to states and, through them, subgrants to LEAs to modernize, renovate, or repair ...

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      As noted by Barbara Bauer on January 13, 2012, "H.R.2948 -– Rep. Rosa DeLauro's (D-Conn.) Fix America's Schools Today bill would direct the U.S. Department of Education to allocate grants to states and, through them, subgrants to LEAs to modernize, renovate, or repair ..." (/url?q=http://constructionadvisortoday.com/2012/01/new-law-restricts-the-use-of-dod-funds-for-obtaining-leed-gold-or-platinum-certification-gbi-profile.html&sa=U&ei=Oa2uT8SDFpLo2gWN5ZDqCA&ved=0CEwQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHbOOv8uBd4vEpAuviDLUisvpFBtw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • While Jobs Bills Languish, Candidates Prepare Their Debate Zingers - October 02, 2012 by The Huffington Post - ...America in order to support the achievement of improved educational outcomes in those schools, and for other purposes." H.R.2948 : Fix America's Schools Today (FAST) Act of 2011 Sponsor: Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-Connecticut) Status: Introduced September

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      As noted by The Huffington Post on October 02, 2012, "...America in order to support the achievement of improved educational outcomes in those schools, and for other purposes." H.R.2948 : Fix America's Schools Today (FAST) Act of 2011 Sponsor: Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-Connecticut) Status: Introduced September " (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/arianna-huffington/jobs-bills-debates_b_1933091.html)
    • Act FAST for our schools - December 10, 2011 by Examiner - The Fix America's Schools Today (FAST) Act of 2011 S.1597/H.R. 2948 is an act that would provide funding for technology installations and upgrades in our nation's elementary and secondary, and community colleges. Introduced by Ohio Representative Rosa ...

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      As noted by Examiner on December 10, 2011, "The Fix America's Schools Today (FAST) Act of 2011 S.1597/H.R. 2948 is an act that would provide funding for technology installations and upgrades in our nation's elementary and secondary, and community colleges. Introduced by Ohio Representative Rosa ..." (http://www.examiner.com/educational-technology-in-national/act-fast-for-our-schools)
    • The NAACP urges swift passage of The FAST Act - November 20, 2011 by Examiner - 1597/H.R. 2948 which will help address these two major problems. Also, The FAST Act, is a component of President Obama’s comprehensive jobs proposal, will immediately put people back to work by investing $25 billion into deferred maintenance and repair .

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      As noted by Examiner on November 20, 2011, "1597/H.R. 2948 which will help address these two major problems. Also, The FAST Act, is a component of President Obama’s comprehensive jobs proposal, will immediately put people back to work by investing $25 billion into deferred maintenance and repair ." (http://www.examiner.com/public-policy-in-cincinnati/the-naacp-urges-swift-passage-of-the-fast-act)
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