H.R.5001 - Realizing the Spirit of IDEA Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13] (Introduced 06/21/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||10/18/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Education Reform.|
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Summary: H.R.5001 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Realizing the Spirit of IDEA Act - Amends the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to establish a method to provide outcome-based funding increases to States.
Introduced in House (06/21/2002)
Modifies and increases IDEA funding for: (1) assistance for education of children with disabilities; (2) preschool grants; (3) infants and toddlers with disabilities; (4) State program improvement grants for children with disabilities; (5) research and innovation to improve services and results for children with disabilities; (6) personnel preparation to improve services and results for children with disabilities; (7) improving early intervention, educational, and transitional services; (8) technology development, demonstration, and utilization; and (9) media services.
Directs the Secretary of Education to provide, in addition to such funding assistance for education of children with disabilities, outcome-based bonus payments to States for their use for special education and other educational services for children with disabilities, including subgrants to local educational agencies. Includes among outcome-indicators for such children: (1) academic achievement, as measured on national or State assessments; and (2) rates of attendance, not-dropping-out, graduation, and postsecondary employment and education.