S. 708 (113th): Success in the Middle Act of 2013


Apr 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheldon Whitehouse

Junior Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2013
Length: 46 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide grants to States to ensure that all students in the middle grades are taught an academically rigorous curriculum with effective supports so that students complete the middle grades prepared for success in secondary school and postsecondary endeavors, to improve State and district policies and programs relating to the academic achievement of students in the middle grades, to develop and implement effective middle grades models for struggling students, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/11/2013--Introduced.Success in the Middle Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Education to make grants to states, based on their proportion of poor children aged 5 to 17, to:(1) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 11, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 708”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 833 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 14, 2011

S. 581 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2015

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