H.R.5325 - Ending PUSHOUT Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] (Introduced 12/05/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/05/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5325 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/05/2019)
Ending Punitive, Unfair, School-based Harm that is Overt and Unresponsive to Trauma Act of 2019 or the Ending PUSHOUT Act of 2019
This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to local educational agencies and nonprofit organizations for the purpose of reducing suspension and expulsion of students (i.e., exclusionary disciplinary practices).
The bill requires ED to collect data on exclusionary discipline in schools.
It also establishes a joint task force to end school pushout.