A bill to establish a competitive grant program to incentivize States to implement comprehensive reforms and innovative strategies to significantly improve postsecondary outcomes for low-income and first generation college students, including increasing postsecondary enrollment and graduation rates, to reduce the need of postsecondary students for remedial education, to increase alignment of high school and postsecondary education, and to promote innovation in postsecondary education, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2016
Length: 30 pages
Apr 27, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 27, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 24, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2518 (113th).
Apr 27, 2016
S. 2859 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). S. 2859 — 114th Congress: College Access Act of 2016. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s2859
“S. 2859 — 114th Congress: College Access Act of 2016.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. March 19, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s2859>
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