A bill to provide grants to States to improve high schools and raise graduation rates while ensuring rigorous standards, to develop and implement effective school models for struggling students and dropouts, and to improve State policies to raise graduation rates, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 14, 2013
Length: 82 pages
May 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 14, 2013
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S. 940 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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