Summary: S.339 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (02/14/2001)

Rural Education Development Initiative for the 21st Century Act - Directs the Secretary of Education to make: (1) formula grants to applicant State educational agencies to award subgrants to rural local educational agencies (LEAs) serving certain percentages of children from poor families, for elementary and secondary education development activities; and (2) direct competitive grants for such activities to specially qualified LEAs in nonparticipating States.

Requires LEAs or their schools to use such funds for: (1) educational technology, including software and hardware; (2) professional development; (3) technical assistance; (4) teacher recruitment and retention; (5) parental involvement activities; or (6) academic enrichment programs or other education programs.