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Titles (2)

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Access to High Standards Act

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A bill to provide for advanced placement programs.


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Date
01/22/2001Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date
01/22/2001Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S374-375)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Hutchison, Kay Bailey [R-TX]* 01/22/2001
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]* 01/22/2001

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions01/22/2001 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/22/2001)

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.

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.