S.339 - Rural Education Development Initiative for the 21st Century Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 02/14/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/14/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1424-1425) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.339 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
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.
Introduced in Senate (02/14/2001)
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.