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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

Consider Teachers Act of 2021

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 in order to improve the service obligation verification process for TEACH Grant recipients, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/18/2021Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
03/18/2021Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/18/2021Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E276)
Action By: House of Representatives
03/18/2021Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Spartz, Victoria [R-IN-5] 05/25/2021
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 07/22/2021
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 07/22/2021

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Education and Labor03/18/2021 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (03/18/2021)

Consider Teachers Act of 2021

This bill revises the service obligation verification process for the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grant program.

For example, the bill provides a process for the Department of Education to reconsider and reverse the conversion of a TEACH grant to a loan. The bill also establishes certain program flexibilities with respect to the service obligations of teachers affected by the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic.