Summary: H.R.276 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 116-13 (04/12/2019)

Recognizing Achievement in Classified School Employees Act

This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to grant Recognizing Inspiring School Employees awards to classified school employees, within certain occupational specialties, who provide exemplary service to students in prekindergarten through high school.

ED must annually select an awardee, out of nominations received from states, from any of the following occupational specialties: (1) paraprofessional services, (2) clerical and administrative services, (3) transportation services, (4) food and nutrition services, (5) custodial and maintenance services, (6) security services, (7) health and student services, (8) technical services, and (9) skilled trades.

The award and recognition provided shall have no monetary value.

ED shall develop uniform national guidelines for evaluating nominations.