H.R. 5: Student Success Act


Feb 3, 2015


Passed House on Jul 8, 2015

This bill passed in the House on July 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


John Kline

Representative for Minnesota's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2015
Length: 656 pages


11% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.


The Student Success Act is an education reform bill that would shift responsibility for student assessment and school accountability to states by reducing or eliminating federal education oversight, spending, and programs. The bill would create a federal grant for states and school districts called the Local Academic Flexible Grant. It would require 10 percent of this grant to support state ...

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Feb 3, 2015

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 11, 2015
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 8, 2015
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

This page is about a bill in the United States Congress. 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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