S.3995 - Education Opportunity Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. DeMint, Jim [R-SC] (Introduced 09/29/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||09/29/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3995 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/29/2006)
Education Opportunity Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to low-income secondary school juniors and seniors for the cost of taking nonremedial courses offered by institutions of higher education which award such students transferable postsecondary credits for such courses.
States the sense of the Senate that funding for this program should not affect funding for the Pell Grant program.