S. 940 (113th): Graduation Promise Act of 2013


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.


Tom Udall

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: May 14, 2013
Length: 82 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

5/14/2013--Introduced.Graduation Promise Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to make matching grants to states and, through them, subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) for differentiated high school ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 14, 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. 940”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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