S.1137 - Teachers at the Table Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] (Introduced 05/21/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||05/21/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: S.1137 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/21/2009)
Teachers at the Table Act - Amends title I (Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish the Volunteer Teacher Advisory Committee to monitor the effects of such title (amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001) in classrooms, with its focus solely on children and families.
Requires that committee membership consist of a diverse group of public school classroom teachers who are past or present Teachers of the Year and have experience or training in data collection, analysis, and reporting.