S. 556 - Head Start Improvements for School Readiness Act

Elementary and secondary education. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
This bill amends the Head Start Act to revise and reauthorize Head Start programs and authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide financial assistance to Head Start agencies for five-year periods. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Head Start Improvements for School Readiness Act

S. 556 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
This bill amends the Head Start Act to revise and reauthorize Head Start programs and authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide financial assistance to Head Start agencies for five-year periods. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reauthorize the Head Start Act, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Head Start Reauthorization bill
  • Head Start for School Readiness Act
  • Head Start for School Readiness Act
Sponsor
Edward Kennedy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Academic performance
  • Administrative procedure
  • Agricultural labor
  • Agriculture
  • Armed forces
  • Authorization
  • Budgets
  • Child abuse
  • Child health
  • Child nutrition
  • Child safety
  • Children
  • Communications
  • Computer literacy
  • Congress
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Criminal justice
  • Curricula
  • Day care
  • Defense policy
  • Dental care
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Education
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Educational accountability
  • Educational planning
  • Educational research
  • English language
  • Executive departments
  • Exercise
  • Families
  • Family services
  • Federal advisory bodies
  • Federal aid to education
  • Federal officials
  • Food
  • Foster home care
  • Government employees
  • Higher education
  • Homeless
  • Housing
  • Indian children
  • Indian education
  • Indians
  • Infants
  • Labor
  • Language arts
  • Law
  • Literacy programs
  • Mathematics
  • Medical care
  • Medicine
  • Migrant education
  • Military dependents
  • Military housing
  • Military pay
  • Minorities
  • Motor vehicle safety
  • Obesity
  • Parent and child
  • Parent-school relationships
  • Physical education and training
  • Physical examinations
  • Poor children
  • Preschool education
  • Reading
  • Recruiting of employees
  • Salaries
  • School buses
  • Seasonal labor
  • Social services
  • Sports
  • Standards
  • Student transportation
  • Teacher education
  • Teacher salaries
  • Teacher supply and demand
  • Teachers
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Welfare
  • Welfare eligibility
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Major Actions
Introduced2/12/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/12/2007
2/12/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
2/12/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1861-1863)
Put on a legislative calendar2/14/2007Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
3/29/2007Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Kennedy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar3/29/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
4/10/2007By Senator Kennedy from Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions filed written report. Report No. 110-49.
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Total contributions given to Senators from Schools & colleges, which…

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Schools & colleges$6,771,077
$6,771,077

0 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from Schools & colleges interest groups, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$17,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$110,750$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$35,338$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$77,178$0
Bob BennettRUT$11,050$0
Joe BidenDDE$72,075$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$23,132$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$41,900$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$118,885$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$230,920$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$2,450$0
Jim BunningRKY$17,350$0
Richard BurrRNC$53,125$0
Robert ByrdDWV$35,850$0
Maria CantwellDWA$159,778$0
Ben CardinDMD$135,204$0
Tom CarperDDE$15,745$0
Bob CaseyDPA$206,760$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$41,168$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$607,048$0
Tom CoburnROK$11,175$0
William Thad CochranRMS$18,350$0
Norm ColemanRMN$44,860$0
Susan CollinsRME$43,250$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$29,017$0
Bob CorkerRTN$91,875$0
John CornynRTX$61,400$0
Larry CraigRID$250$0
Mike CrapoRID$1,250$0
Jim DeMintRSC$20,801$0
Chris DoddDCT$62,800$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$82,382$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$13,800$0
Byron DorganDND$32,560$0
Dick DurbinDIL$158,600$0
John EnsignRNV$9,700$0
Mike EnziRWY$10,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$241,145$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$69,315$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$30,150$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,375$0
Judd GreggRNH$27,500$0
Chuck HagelRNE$5,000$0
Tom HarkinDIA$109,400$0
Orrin HatchRUT$25,455$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$58,700$0
Jim InhofeROK$6,270$0
Dan InouyeDHI$44,950$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,850$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$21,800$0
Ted KennedyDMA$146,150$0
John KerryDMA$41,869$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$113,600$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$54,320$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$104,472$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$46,550$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$22,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$106,400$0
Joe LiebermanICT$125,275$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$37,725$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$2,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$66,801$0
Mel MartinezRFL$23,750$0
John McCainRAZ$12,400$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$147,459$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$92,825$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$63,786$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$72,825$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$14,050$0
Patty MurrayDWA$83,925$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$28,128$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$82,740$0
Barack ObamaDIL$380,546$0
Mark PryorDAR$13,850$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$38,075$0
Harry ReidDNV$72,700$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$17,800$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$64,150$0
Ken SalazarDCO$107,246$0
Bernie SandersIVT$75,736$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$49,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$48,050$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$53,700$0
Gordon SmithROR$39,050$0
Olympia SnoweRME$21,703$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$302,449$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$158,811$0
Ted StevensRAK$30,450$0
John SununuRNH$17,650$0
Jon TesterDMT$67,100$0
Craig ThomasRWY$500$0
John ThuneRSD$55,925$0
David VitterRLA$44,200$0
George VoinovichROH$31,703$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$108,547$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$54,900$0
Ron WydenDOR$24,800$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$17,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$110,750$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$35,338$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$77,178$0
Bob BennettRUT$11,050$0
Joe BidenDDE$72,075$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$23,132$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$41,900$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$118,885$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$230,920$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$2,450$0
Jim BunningRKY$17,350$0
Richard BurrRNC$53,125$0
Robert ByrdDWV$35,850$0
Maria CantwellDWA$159,778$0
Ben CardinDMD$135,204$0
Tom CarperDDE$15,745$0
Bob CaseyDPA$206,760$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$41,168$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$607,048$0
Tom CoburnROK$11,175$0
William Thad CochranRMS$18,350$0
Norm ColemanRMN$44,860$0
Susan CollinsRME$43,250$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$29,017$0
Bob CorkerRTN$91,875$0
John CornynRTX$61,400$0
Larry CraigRID$250$0
Mike CrapoRID$1,250$0
Jim DeMintRSC$20,801$0
Chris DoddDCT$62,800$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$82,382$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$13,800$0
Byron DorganDND$32,560$0
Dick DurbinDIL$158,600$0
John EnsignRNV$9,700$0
Mike EnziRWY$10,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$241,145$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$69,315$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$30,150$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,375$0
Judd GreggRNH$27,500$0
Chuck HagelRNE$5,000$0
Tom HarkinDIA$109,400$0
Orrin HatchRUT$25,455$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$58,700$0
Jim InhofeROK$6,270$0
Dan InouyeDHI$44,950$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,850$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$21,800$0
Ted KennedyDMA$146,150$0
John KerryDMA$41,869$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$113,600$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$54,320$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$104,472$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$46,550$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$22,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$106,400$0
Joe LiebermanICT$125,275$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$37,725$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$2,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$66,801$0
Mel MartinezRFL$23,750$0
John McCainRAZ$12,400$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$147,459$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$92,825$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$63,786$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$72,825$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$14,050$0
Patty MurrayDWA$83,925$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$28,128$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$82,740$0
Barack ObamaDIL$380,546$0
Mark PryorDAR$13,850$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$38,075$0
Harry ReidDNV$72,700$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$17,800$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$64,150$0
Ken SalazarDCO$107,246$0
Bernie SandersIVT$75,736$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$49,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$48,050$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$53,700$0
Gordon SmithROR$39,050$0
Olympia SnoweRME$21,703$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$302,449$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$158,811$0
Ted StevensRAK$30,450$0
John SununuRNH$17,650$0
Jon TesterDMT$67,100$0
Craig ThomasRWY$500$0
John ThuneRSD$55,925$0
David VitterRLA$44,200$0
George VoinovichROH$31,703$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$108,547$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$54,900$0
Ron WydenDOR$24,800$0

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Schools & colleges$6,771,077

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