H.R. 6674 (97th): American Defense Education Act

Jun 23, 1982 (97th Congress, 1981–1982)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Carl Perkins
Representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district
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H.R. 881 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 1983


This bill was introduced on June 23, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 23, 1982
Referred to Committee Jun 23, 1982
Full Title

A bill to authorize a national program of improving the quality of education.


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7 cosponsors (6D, 1R) (show)

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American Defense Education Act - Authorizes a national program to provide incentives to local educational agencies to improve:
(1) instruction in math, science, communication skills, foreign languages, and technology; and
(2) guidance and counseling.
Requires local education agencies which desire to participate in such national program to develop and carry out a program of improvement of instruction and student achievement.
Sets forth requirements for such programs.
Entitles participating local educational agencies to receive basic payments for each fiscal year equal to two percent of an established payment rate multiplied by the average daily attendance.
Entitles agencies which show substantial evidence of meeting program goals to an incentive payment equal to an additional two percent of the established payment rate multiplied by the average daily attendance.
Sets forth a formula for establishing such payment rate.
Sets forth requirements for payment applications for submission to the Secretary of Education. Sets forth provisions for participation in such program of children enrolled in private schools.
Directs the Secretary to administer the program and to pay each local educational agency with an approved application the amount to which it is entitled for each fiscal year.
Provides for a joint survey and report to Congress by the Secretaries of Defense and Education, for each year from 1983 through 1987, on the academic achievement levels of U.S. 18-year-olds and the personnel training and educational needs of the armed forces.

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