S.1172 - Keep Our Promise to America's Children and Teachers Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] (Introduced 04/11/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/11/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1172 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/11/2019)
Keep Our Promise to America's Children and Teachers Act or the Keep Our PACT Act
This bill provides funding for disadvantaged students under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) and students with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for FY2020-FY2029.
Specifically, the bill (1) provides funding for grant programs under the ESEA operated by local educational agencies dealing with the disadvantaged, and (2) reauthorizes the IDEA to assist states and outlying areas in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities.