Summary: H.R.1660 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1660. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/01/2001)

Mathematics and Science Proficiency Partnership Act of 2001 - Requires the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a demonstration program under which grants are awarded to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) for: (1) developing programs that build or expand mathematics, science, and information technology curricula; (2) purchasing equipment necessary to establish such programs; and (3) providing professional development to enhance teacher quality in those subject areas.

Makes eligible for grants LEAs that provide assurances that they have executed conditional agreements for private sector participation, including: (1) the donation of technology tools; (2) the establishment of internship and mentoring opportunities; and (3) the donation of scholarship funds.

Requires the Director to study and report to Congress on the effectiveness of activities under this Act in improving student performance in mathematics, science, and information technology at the precollege level and in stimulating student interest in pursuing undergraduate studies in these fields.