New Cosponsor — Sep 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Robert “Rob” Andrews [D-NJ1, 1990-2014]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Democrats).
May 31, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 31, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 31, 2012
Length: 12 pages
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide educational stability for children in foster care, and for other purposes.
5/31/2012--Introduced.Increasing Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care Act - Amends the school improvement program under title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to require ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5876 — 112th Congress: Increasing Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5876
“H.R. 5876 — 112th Congress: Increasing Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5876>
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