H.R.2003 - Pre-K for USA Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] (Introduced 04/06/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/06/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2003 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/06/2017)
Pre-K for USA Act
This bill requires the Departments of Health and Human Services and Education to jointly award high-quality prekindergarten (pre-K) program development grants on a competitive basis to local educational agencies.
Grants are nonrenewable and must be awarded for a period of no more than three years.
Unless granted a financial hardship waiver, a grant recipient must contribute matching funds equal to at least 20% of the grant amount.