H.R. 1514: Instructional Leadership Act of 2013

Apr 11, 2013
Referred to Committee
0% chance of being enacted
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John Sarbanes
Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district
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Apr 11, 2013
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H.R. 6376 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 11, 2012


This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 11, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Apr 11, 2013
Referred to Committee Apr 11, 2013
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1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

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Full Title

To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize competitive grants to prepare and train school principals on effective core competencies and instructional leadership skills.


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Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education

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Instructional Leadership Act of 2013 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to award competitive grants to states, local educational agencies (LEAs), nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, or partnerships or consortia which include at least one of those entities to develop and implement innovative programs and sites to train school principals in instructional leadership skills.
Requires the Secretary to award additional competitive grants to states or partnerships or consortia which include states for pilot programs that evaluate and promote the incorporation of instructional leadership standards into state principal certification or licensure.
Directs the Secretary to establish a definition of "an effective principal" that is based on reports from this Act's grantees and emphasizes instructional leadership standards.
Requires the Secretary to award competitive grants to states and high-need LEAs or partnerships between such LEAs and certain educational entities to develop state-of-the-art principal induction programs that provide new principals a minimum of three years of extensive, high-quality, comprehensive induction into the field of school administration.

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