H.R. 646 (112th): To authorize the appropriation of funds to be used to recruit, hire, and train 100,000 new classroom paraprofessionals in order to improve educational achievement for children.


Feb 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


José Serrano

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011
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2/10/2011--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of Education to allot funds to states for distribution to local educational agencies (LEAs) to recruit, hire, and train 100,000 new classroom paraprofessionals in order to improve ... Read more >

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Feb 10, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 646”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 178 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009

H.R. 209 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 2013

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