S. 413 - Graduate for a Better Future Act

Education, Graduation, Job-Training - Education. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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A bill to establish a grant program to improve high school graduation rates and prepare students for college and work. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Graduate for a Better Future Act

S. 413 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Education, Graduation, Job-Training
Summary
A bill to establish a grant program to improve high school graduation rates and prepare students for college and work. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to establish a grant program to improve high school graduation rates and prepare students for college and work.
Other Titles
  • Graduate for a Better Future Act
Sponsor
Richard Burr
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Academic performance and assessments
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Education programs funding
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Higher education
  • Literacy and language arts
  • Minority education
  • Science and engineering education
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Vocational education
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    Major Actions
    Introduced2/11/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/11/2009
    2/11/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Teachers unions, which…

    supported this bill

    Teachers unions$1,135,425
    $1,135,425

    2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Graduate for a Better Future Act

    2 organizations supported this bill

    National Education Association
    National Education Association (2009, March 19). 111th Congress Legislation to Amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as Revised by the No Child Left Behind Act. Retrieved March 30, 2009, from .
    United Way of America
    United Way (n.d.). Education: Helping Children and Youth Achieve Their Potential. Retrieved April 20, 2009, from .

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from Teachers unions interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$22,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$0
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
    Max BaucusDMT$18,200$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$25,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$22,750$0
    Bob BennettRUT$1,000$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$20,000$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$25,150$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$18,250$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$20,000$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$2,100$0
    Ben CardinDMD$16,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$20,000$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$23,175$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$14,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Chris DoddDCT$30,700$0
    Byron DorganDND$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$30,850$0
    John EnsignRNV$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$30,600$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$-1,750$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$61,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$20,000$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$20,500$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$15,000$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$20,000$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$15,500$0
    John F. KerryDMA$20,250$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$20,550$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$10,250$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$20,000$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$20,000$0
    Carl LevinDMI$20,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$7,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$5,000$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$23,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$25,500$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,400$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$17,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$13,500$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$29,500$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$18,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$15,000$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$20,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,450$0
    Harry ReidDNV$22,500$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$20,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$25,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$18,250$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$23,500$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$7,500$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$11,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$22,000$0
    Jon TesterDMT$24,500$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$34,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$28,750$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    George VoinovichROH$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$22,250$0
    Jim WebbDVA$13,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$22,250$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$15,000$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$22,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$0
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
    Max BaucusDMT$18,200$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$25,000$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$22,750$0
    Bob BennettRUT$1,000$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$20,000$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$25,150$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$18,250$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$20,000$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$2,100$0
    Ben CardinDMD$16,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$20,000$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$23,175$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$14,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Chris DoddDCT$30,700$0
    Byron DorganDND$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$30,850$0
    John EnsignRNV$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$30,600$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$-1,750$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$61,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$20,000$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$20,500$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$15,000$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$20,000$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$15,500$0
    John F. KerryDMA$20,250$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$20,550$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$10,250$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$20,000$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$20,000$0
    Carl LevinDMI$20,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$7,000$0
    Dick LugarRIN$5,000$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$23,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$25,500$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,400$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$17,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$13,500$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$29,500$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$18,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$15,000$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$20,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,450$0
    Harry ReidDNV$22,500$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$20,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$25,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$18,250$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$23,500$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$7,500$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$11,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$22,000$0
    Jon TesterDMT$24,500$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$34,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$28,750$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    George VoinovichROH$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$22,250$0
    Jim WebbDVA$13,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$22,250$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$15,000$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Teachers unions$1,135,425

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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