H.R.4042 - Pre-K for USA Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] (Introduced 11/17/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/23/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4042 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/17/2015)
Pre-K for USA Act
This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to award high-quality prekindergarten (pre-K) program development grants on a competitive basis to states, local education agencies, or other local government entities.
A grant recipient may use the grant funds to award subgrants to local entities, provided that the entity did not receive pre-K program funding within the same fiscal year.
Grants are nonrenewable and shall be awarded for a period of no more than three years.
Unless granted a financial hardship waiver by ED, a grant recipient shall contribute matching funds equal to at least 20% of the grant amount.