H.R.2668 - To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to reduce class size through the use of fully qualified teachers, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] (Introduced 06/11/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||07/24/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2668 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/11/2007)
Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a grants program to reduce class size through the use of fully-qualified teachers.
Allots funds to states and local educational agencies to recruit, hire, and train additional teachers, in order to: (1) reduce class sizes nationally, in grades one through three, to an average of 18 students per classroom; and (2) improve teaching in those grades so that all students can learn to read independently and well by the end of the third grade.