Summary: H.R.1944 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1944. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/22/2001)

Dollars to the Classroom Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Education award grants to States for use by States and local educational agencies (LEAs) to improve classroom services and activities for students. Prescribes requirements for participation of private school children and teachers in activities and services. Prohibits Federal control of State or local educational activities or services receiving such grant assistance.

Repeals specified programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) and certain other Acts, including: (1) demonstrations of innovative practices; (2) innovative elementary school transition projects; (3) Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program;(4) Technology for Education, including Star Schools, Ready-to-Learn Television, and the telecommunications demonstration project for mathematics; (5) Magnet Schools Assistance; (6) Women's Educational Equity; (7) Innovative Education Program Strategies; (8) Native Hawaiians Education; (9) Alaska Native Education; (10) Fund for the Improvement of Education; (11) Gifted and Talented Education; (12) Arts in Education; (13) Civic Education; (14) Allen J. Ellender Fellowship Program (Close-Up programs); (15) 21st Century Community Learning Centers; (16) Urban and Rural Education Assistance; (17) National Writing Project; (18) Extended Time for Learning and Longer School Year; (19) Comprehensive Regional Assistance Centers; (20) Eisenhower Math and Science Regional Consortia; (21) State and local education systemic improvement; (22) school-to-work opportunities system development and implementation grants; and (23) Education for Homeless Children program.

Education Flexibility Partnership Demonstration Act - Authorizes the Secretary to allow all 50 States to participate in the Education Flexibility Partnership Demonstration Act program.