H.R.524 - To establish a laboratory science pilot program at the National Science Foundation.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] (Introduced 01/17/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology|
|Latest Action:||03/08/2007 Hearing Held by Subcommittee on Research and Science Education Prior to Introduction and Referral ( 03/08/2007)..|
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Summary: H.R.524 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/17/2007)
Requires the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a pilot program designated as "Partnerships for Access to Laboratory Science" to award grants to partnerships to improve laboratories and to provide instrumentation as part of a comprehensive program to enhance the quality of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology instruction at the secondary school level.
Requires grants awarded under this Act to be made to a partnership that: (1) includes an institution of higher education or a community college; (2) includes a high-need local educational agency; (3) includes a business or eligible nonprofit organization; and (5) may include a state educational agency, other public agency, national laboratory, or community-based organization.