S. 2718: Perkins Fund for Equity and Excellence

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 17, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 17, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Timothy Kaine

Junior Senator from Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2016
Length: 20 pages

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to support innovative approaches to career and technical education and redesign the high school experience for students by providing students with equitable access to rigorous, engaging, and relevant real world education through partnerships with business and industry and higher education that prepare students to graduate from high school and enroll into postsecondary education without the need for remediation and with the ability to use knowledge to solve complex problems, think critically, communicate effectively, collaborate with others, and develop academic mindsets.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

History

Mar 17, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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