S.897 - Jesse Lewis Empowering Educators Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 04/13/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||04/13/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.897 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/13/2015)
Jesse Lewis Empowering Educators Act
Amends title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to include teacher and principal training in practices that address the social and emotional development needs of students among the activities funded under the Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting Fund program.
Allows funded training to include training in classroom instruction and schoolwide initiatives that enable students to acquire the knowledge, attitudes, and skills most conducive to social and emotional competency.