H.R.6402 - Increasing Student Achievement through School Attendance Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] (Introduced 06/26/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/26/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6402 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/26/2008)
Increasing Student Achievement through School Attendance Act - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to award grants to local educational agencies, states, and Indian tribes for the implementation of innovative measures to increase school attendance by preventing student truancy, suspension, and expulsion.
Includes among such measures: (1) collaboration between school systems, the legal system, child welfare agencies, and community-based organizations; (2) training school personnel in positive student behavioral interventions and graduated disciplinary practices; and (3) staffing of school suspension and expulsion programs with student support services personnel.