H.R. 1243: Innovation Inspiration School Grant Program Act

Introduced:
Mar 18, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

S. 1067 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 23, 2013

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Sponsor
Tim Ryan
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Mar 18, 2013
Length
12 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2247 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 2011

S. 1067 (Related)
Innovation Inspiration School Grant Program Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 23, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 18, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Mar 18, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 18, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To establish within the Department of Education the Innovation Inspiration school grant program, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (10D) (show)
Committees

House Education and the Workforce

Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/18/2013--Introduced.
Innovation Inspiration School Grant Program Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award competitive matching grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to: (1) promote science, technology, engineering (including robotics), and mathematics (STEM) in secondary schools; (2) support the participation of secondary school students in nontraditional STEM teaching methods; and (3) broaden secondary school students' access to STEM careers.
Gives priority to grant applications that target: (1) a rural or urban school, (2) a low-performing school or LEA, or (3) an LEA or school that serves students who are eligible for free or reduced price lunches under the school lunch program.
Authorizes the Secretary to waive all or part of the matching requirement for financially-strapped LEAs.
Directs the Secretary to evaluate the efficacy of the grant program.

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