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H.R. 1891 (112th): Setting New Priorities in Education Spending Act


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jun 14, 2011.


Setting New Priorities in Education Spending Act - Repeals specified provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

Lists the repealed provisions as those pertaining to:

the Early Reading First program, under subpart 2 of part B of title I; the William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy programs, under subpart 3 of part B of title I; improving literacy through school libraries, under subpart 4 of part B of title I; demonstration projects of innovative practices for enabling children to meet state academic content and achievement standards, under part E of title I; the Close Up Fellowship program, under part E of title I; comprehensive school reform, under part F of title I; school dropout prevention, under part H of title I; school leadership, under subpart 5 of part A of title II; advanced certification or advanced credentialing for teachers, under subpart 5 of part A of title II; special education teacher training, under subpart 5 of part A of title II; early childhood educator professional development, under subpart 5 of part A of title II; teacher mobility, under subpart 5 of part A of title II; the National Writing Project, under subpart 2 of part C of title II; the teaching of traditional American history, under subpart 4 of part C of title II; enhancing education through technology, under part D of title II; programs to improve language instruction for limited English proficient children, under part B of title III; state grants for safe and drug-free schools and communities, under subpart 1 of part A of title IV; grants to reduce alcohol abuse, under subpart 2 of part A of title IV; mentoring programs, under subpart 2 of part A of title IV; elementary and secondary school counseling programs, under subpart 2 of part D of title V; partnerships in character education, under subpart 3 of part D of title V; smaller learning communities, under subpart 4 of part D of title V; the Reading is Fundamental--Inexpensive Book Distribution program, under subpart 5 of part D of title V; gifted and talented students, under subpart 6 of part D of title V; the Star Schools program, under subpart 7 of part D of title V; the Ready to Teach program, under subpart 8 of part D of title V; the Foreign Language Assistance program, under subpart 9 of part D of title V; the Carol M. White Physical Education Program, under subpart 10 of part D of title V; community technology centers, under subpart 11 of part D of title V; educational, cultural, apprenticeship, and exchange programs for Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and their historical whaling and trading partners in Massachusetts, under subpart 12 of part D of title V; excellence in economic education, under subpart 13 of part D of title V; grants to improve the mental health of children, under subpart 14 of part D of title V; arts in education, under subpart 15 of part D of title V; combatting domestic violence, under subpart 17 of part D of title V; healthy, high-performance schools, under subpart 18 of part D of title V; additional assistance for certain local educational agencies impacted by federal property acquisition, under subpart 20 of part D of title V; the Women's Educational Equity Act, under subpart 21 of part D of title V; the Native Hawaiian Education program, under part B of title VII; and the Alaska Native Education program, under part C of title VII.