Summary: H.R.4042 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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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.