Summary: S.1055 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/23/2013)

National Program for Arts and Technology Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Education to establish and implement a national program for arts and technology that addresses the complex needs of the poor and undereducated by awarding competitive grants to qualified centers (private, nonprofit educational entities) and interested communities to provide: (1) financial support to establish new qualified centers, and (2) management expertise to guide such centers and communities.

Prohibits federal funds received under this Act from being used for capital expenditures or endowment gifts.

Requires a qualified center or an interested community to match federal contributions.