S. 1279 (112th): Reengaging Americans in Serious Education by Uniting Programs Act

Introduced:
Jun 27, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 27, 2011
Length
36 pages
Related Bills
S. 1608 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 06, 2009

S. 1117 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 07, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jun 27, 2011
Referred to Committee Jun 27, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to prepare disconnected youth for a competitive future.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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6/27/2011--Introduced.
Reengaging Americans in Serious Education by Uniting Programs Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor to award competitive, renewable, five-year grants to eligible partnerships to assist them in providing disconnected youth with the support needed to:
(1) attain a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent;
(2) attain a postsecondary credential, including those offered by institutions of higher education, industry groups, or registered apprenticeship programs; and
(3) secure and succeed in a family-supporting career.
Requires each eligible partnership to consist of entities or individuals qualified to represent the community assisted, including:
(1) the head of the local government,
(2) a local educational agency,
(3) a local workforce system,
(4) a representative from certain state and local service agencies serving young people,
(5) an institution of higher education,
(6) a representative of a community-based organization,
(7) a representative from business or industry,
(8) a representative with expertise in labor management relations, and
(9) a disconnected youth and his or her caregivers
Requires grantees to award subgrants and contracts to community-based organizations and other entities for the provision of a comprehensive array of coordinated services to disconnected youth that include workforce preparation, education support, and youth support services.
Directs the Secretary to award planning grants to eligible partnerships to enable them to submit competitive applications for grants to support disconnected youth.
Establishes an accountability system for measuring the performance of each grantee against specified interim, transitional, and long-term indicators of success.
Directs the Secretary to: (1) award a grant or contract to an entity outside the Department of Labor for an evaluation of grant-assisted activities; (2) disseminate best practices that emerge from the partnership grant program; and (3) provide training, technical assistance, and professional development for organizations serving disconnected youth, including organizations that do not receive funding under this Act.

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