H.R. 5817 (111th): Fostering Success in Education Act


Jul 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Lewis

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

To provide children in foster care with school stability and equal access to educational opportunities.

Summary (CRS)

7/22/2010--Introduced.Fostering Success in Education Act - Requires each state receiving school improvement funds under part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to ensure ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5817”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5868 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 30, 2012

S. 2801 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 2009

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