New Cosponsor — Aug 2, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Aaron Schock [R-IL18, 2009-2015]
The bill now has 27 cosponsors (24 Democrats, 3 Republicans).
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May 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 23, 2011
Length: 7 pages
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow members of the Armed Forces who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001, to be eligible to participate in the Troops-to-Teachers Program, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1947 — 112th Congress: Post 9/11 Troops to Teachers Enhancement Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1947
“H.R. 1947 — 112th Congress: Post 9/11 Troops to Teachers Enhancement Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. August 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1947>
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