H.R.6945 - Total Learning Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] (Introduced 09/27/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/27/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6945 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/27/2018)
Total Learning Act
This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to award competitive grants to full-service community schools or to partnerships between local educational agencies and either social-service providers or full-service community schools to implement innovative early-learning curricula in high-need communities for children from birth through age nine.
The bill includes as grant-covered costs those incurred for: (1) extended school hours and days; (2) staff development, compensation, and retention; (3) comprehensive child and family support services; and (4) other activities ED deems appropriate to promote academic success for children living in poverty.