H.R.2214 - Adults Achieving the American Dream Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] (Introduced 05/08/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Ways and Means; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/17/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities.|
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Summary: H.R.2214 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/08/2007)
Adults Achieving the American Dream Act of 2007 - Amends the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act to reauthorize appropriations through FY2013 for adult education and literacy services, including integrated English literacy and civics education programs. Increases the maximum amounts that can be reserved from such funds for: (1) the National Institute for Literacy; and (2) national leadership activities. Reserves an amount for integrated English literacy and civics education programs.
Directs the Secretary of Education to award grants to states for integrated English literacy and civics education programs for immigrants admitted for lawful residence in the United States.
Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to reauthorize appropriations for Even Start Family Literacy Programs for FY2008 and each of the five succeeding fiscal years.
Amends the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 to require the establishment of a national research and development center that includes research in adult education.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit for employer-provided adult education and literacy programs.