S.1952 - GREEN Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] (Introduced 01/16/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||01/16/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: S.1952 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/16/2014)
Grants for Renewable Energy Education for the Nation Act or GREEN Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award competitive grants to partnerships of local educational agencies (LEAs), postsecondary institutions, and clean and renewable energy industry representatives to develop programs of study focused on emerging careers and jobs in the fields of clean and renewable energy.
Requires a priority be given to grant applications that: (1) use online learning or other innovative methods to deliver a program of study to individuals outside the partnership, and (2) focus on low-performing students and special populations.
Authorizes the Secretary to award competitive grants to LEAs and postsecondary institutions to promote development of career and technical educational facilities that are energy efficient and use renewable energy practices.