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.
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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.
Junior Senator from Minnesota
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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2016
Length: 30 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
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