S.103 - Access to High Standards Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM] (Introduced 01/22/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/22/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S374-375) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.103 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Access to High Standards Act - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish Advanced Placement (AP) programs of assistance to increase the access of low-income students to AP high school courses and AP tests to earn advanced placement and credits at institutions of higher education.
Introduced in Senate (01/22/2001)
Directs the Secretary of Education to award grants to: (1) State or local educational agencies (SEAs or LEAs) for activities to expand access for low-income individuals to AP incentive programs; (2) SEAs for subgrants to LEAs (especially those that serve high concentrations of low-income students, rural areas, and would not have such online access without assistance) to provide students with on-line AP courses; and (3) SEAs for AP incentive programs to reimburse low-income individuals for all or part of AP test fees.