H.R.727 - Ending Corporal Punishment in Schools Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] (Introduced 01/23/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/23/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.727 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/23/2019)
Ending Corporal Punishment in Schools Act of 2019
This bill prohibits the Department of Education (ED) from providing funding to any state or local educational agency (LEA) that allows its school personnel to inflict corporal punishment upon a student.
ED may award three-year grants to states or LEAs to assist them with improving school climate and culture. Grants must be used to implement school-wide positive behavior programs.