About the bill
How much of a priority should music and arts education be in America’s public schools?
3.9 million public elementary school students have no access to visual arts classes, while 1.3 million have no access to music classes, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
What the bill does
It would do so by incentivizing such federal money be spent through 2015’s Every Student Succeeds Act, which for the past three years has been the primary legislation governing American education policy. (It replaced 2002’s more famous No Child Left Behind Act.) The money would be reallocated from existing ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 19, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on June 19, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Jun 19, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 11, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1676.
H.R. 6137 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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