H.R.1096 - Rural Education Development Initiative for the 21st Century Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. John, Christopher [D-LA-7] (Introduced 03/20/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||05/30/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Education Reform.|
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Summary: H.R.1096 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Rural Education Development Initiative for the 21st Century Act - Directs the Secretary of Education to make: (1) formula grants to applicant State educational agencies to award competitive or formula subgrants to rural local educational agencies (LEAs) for elementary and secondary education development activities; and (2) direct competitive grants for such activities to specially qualified LEAs in nonparticipating States.
Introduced in House (03/20/2001)
Authorizes local use of such funds for: (1) certain local educational technology activities; (2) professional development designed to prepare teachers who are teaching out of their primary subject area; (3) certain academic enrichment programs; (4) innovative academic enrichment programs related to the educational needs of students at-risk of academic failure, including remedial instruction in one or more of the core subject areas of English, mathematics, science, and history; and (5) recruitment and retention of highly qualified teachers in special education, mathematics, or science.