S.2711 - Native American Education Opportunity Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Introduced 03/17/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/07/2016 Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2711 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/17/2016)
Native American Education Opportunity Act
This bill amends the Education Amendments of 1978 to require the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to reimburse states for grants made to education savings accounts for eligible students who: (1) attended or will be eligible to attend a BIA-funded school, (2) live on the reservation of a tribe, (3) will not be attending a BIA-funded school or other public elementary or secondary school for the applicable school year, and (4) meet applicable eligibility requirements.
From education savings accounts, parents may purchase goods and services related to students' educational needs.