H.R.5458 - To provide for the National Science Foundation to make grants for the establishment of summer science and mathematics camps for middle school and high school students.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] (Introduced 05/23/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Science|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/12/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5458 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/23/2006)
Requires the Director of the National Science Foundation to award grants to institutions of higher education or eligible nonprofit organizations to develop and operate summer camps designed to interest and instruct middle and high school students in science, mathematics, and technology. Conditions a nonprofit organization's eligibility on its expertise and experience in providing the public with informal science and mathematics education.
Requires grantees to enter into agreements with urban high-need local educational agencies on processes for selecting disadvantaged students from schools administered by such agencies for attendance at such camps. Allows the use of grant funds to cover the cost of attendance by such students.