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H.R. 1213: Educational Flexibility for Families Act


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 23, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1213

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 23, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor

A BILL

To require elementary schools and secondary schools to provide an option for safe, in-person attendance during school years 2020–2021 and 2021–2022.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Educational Flexibility for Families Act.

2.

Requirement for safe, in-person attendance option

(a)

In general

Beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, no amounts are authorized to be appropriated for school years 2020–2021 and 2021–2022 to any elementary school or secondary school, or any local educational agency or State educational agency that serves an elementary school or secondary school, that does not provide an option for students to attend classes, safely and in-person, at the school during such school year.

(b)

Definitions

The terms elementary school, secondary school, local educational agency, and State educational agency have the meanings given the terms in section 8101 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7801).