S. 578 (113th): A bill to improve outcomes for students in persistently low-performing schools, to create a culture of recognizing, rewarding, and replicating educational excellence, to authorize school turnaround grants, and for other purposes.


Mar 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kay Hagan

Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2013
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

3/14/2013--Introduced.School Turnaround and Rewards Act of 2013 or the STAR Act of 2013 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to replace the school support and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 14, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 578”). 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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