H.R.2229 - Student-to-School Nurse Ratio Improvement Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] (Introduced 06/16/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||09/08/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.|
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Summary: H.R.2229 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/16/2011)
Student-to-School Nurse Ratio Improvement Act of 2011 - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to make matching demonstration grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) in which the student-to-school nurse ratio in each of their public elementary and secondary schools is 750 or more students to every school nurse to reduce such ratio.
Gives grant priority to LEAs that serve a high number or percentage of impoverished students and demonstrate the greatest need for new or additional nursing services for their students.