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  • H.Amdt.782   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to strike the requirement that for charter schools to qualify for grants, they must be open and available to students that fall within all of the following 4 categories: economically disadvantaged students; students from major racial and ethnic groups; students with disabilities; and students with limited English proficiency.
    Sponsor: Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-5] (Offered 09/08/2011)
    Latest Action: 09/13/11 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment (A008) Failed by recorded vote: 43 - 374 (Roll no. 703). (consideration: CR H6119-6120)
  • H.Amdt.781   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to encourage the Secretary of Education to include a priority for green school building practices in the application for states to ensure that federal investment in charter school facilities would be energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
    Sponsor: Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] (Offered 09/08/2011)
    Latest Action: 09/13/11 On agreeing to the Holt amendment (A007) Failed by recorded vote: 195 - 220 (Roll no. 702). (consideration: CR H6119)
  • H.Amdt.780   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to strike a provision that allows Governors to apply for and receive direct grants from the Federal Government and which preempts State education agencies from their oversight and operational responsibilities.
    Sponsor: Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] (Offered 09/08/2011)
    Latest Action: 09/08/11 On agreeing to the Moore amendment (A006) Failed by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.779   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment promotes innovation and quality in charter schools by adding a priority to states that allow charter school authorizers besides local educational agencies.
    Sponsor: Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] (Offered 09/08/2011)
    Latest Action: 09/08/11 On agreeing to the Polis amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.778   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment adds to the requirement that applicants include in their application a description of how a charter school program would share best and promising practices between charter schools and other public schools, by including in that description how they would share best practices in instruction and professional development in technology, engineering, and math education where appropriate.
    Sponsor: Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Offered 09/08/2011)
    Latest Action: 09/08/11 On agreeing to the Lujan amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.777   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment changes the duration of expansion grants from 5 years to 3 years to allow successful and eligible operating schools to replicate and expand faster. Amendment also requires that the school must demonstrate successful operation data for no less than 3 years.
    Sponsor: Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] (Offered 09/08/2011)
    Latest Action: 09/08/11 On agreeing to the Paulsen amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.776   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment adds to the purpose section of H.R. 2218 the importance of innovation in public education to prepare students to compete in the global economy.
    Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] (Offered 09/08/2011)
    Latest Action: 09/08/11 On agreeing to the Davis (CA) amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.775   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Manager's amendment makes additional policy changes to improve the Charter School Program, including provisions regarding parent input, annual grants, education for at-risk students, diverse charter school models, transportation needs, high quality applicants, and school lunch participants.
    Sponsor: Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] (Offered 09/08/2011)
    Latest Action: 09/08/11 On agreeing to the Kline amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.