S. 959 - STAR Act of 2011

Education. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to improve outcomes for students in persistently low-performing schools, to create a culture of recognizing, rewarding, and replicating educational excellence, to authorize school turnaround grants, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

STAR Act of 2011

S. 959 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to improve outcomes for students in persistently low-performing schools, to create a culture of recognizing, rewarding, and replicating educational excellence, to authorize school turnaround grants, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to improve outcomes for students in persistently low-performing schools, to create a culture of recognizing, rewarding, and replicating educational excellence, to authorize school turnaround grants, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • School Turnaround and Rewards Act of 2011
  • STAR Act of 2011
Sponsor
Kay R. Hagan
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Academic performance and assessments
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Education programs funding
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • School administration
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
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Major Actions
Introduced5/12/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/12/2011
5/12/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Public school teachers, administrators & officials, which…

opposed this bill

Public school teachers, administrators & officials$991,088
$991,088

0 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
STAR Act of 2011

0 organizations supported this bill

1 organization opposed this bill

National Association of Secondary School Principals
NASSP (2011, May 31). NASSP Advocacy Update – July. Retrieved August 5, 2011, from Illinois Principals Association.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Public school teachers, administrators & officials interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$7,050
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$7,050
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$6,116
Mark BegichDAK$0$16,450
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$53,325
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$19,900
Roy BluntRMO$0$11,100
John BoozmanRAR$0$4,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$55,055
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$24,850
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$39,058
Richard BurrRNC$0$6,175
Maria CantwellDWA$0$3,150
Ben CardinDMD$0$2,250
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$0$18,400
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$17,750
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$500
Tom CoburnROK$0$1,750
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$7,300
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$2,950
Bob CorkerRTN$0$13,650
John CornynRTX$0$14,650
Mike CrapoRID$0$500
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$7,850
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$5,975
Al FrankenDMN$0$23,873
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$40,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$2,650
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$250
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$11,500
Tom HarkinDIA$0$12,450
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$1,850
Dean HellerRNV$0$3,550
John HoevenRND$0$2,700
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$2,550
Jim InhofeROK$0$3,800
Dan InouyeDHI$0$9,550
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$7,650
Mike JohannsRNE$0$500
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$3,900
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$6,725
John F. KerryDMA$0$9,100
Mark KirkRIL$0$8,400
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$5,900
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$20,760
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$3,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$300
Mike LeeRUT$0$4,800
Carl LevinDMI$0$6,550
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$750
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$14,650
John McCainRAZ$0$4,500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$18,850
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$22,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$60,350
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$17,550
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$5,500
Jerry MoranRKS$0$8,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$4,250
Patty MurrayDWA$0$26,050
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$8,050
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$7,205
Rand PaulRKY$0$7,910
Rob PortmanROH$0$13,300
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,550
Harry ReidDNV$0$14,600
Jim RischRID$0$3,100
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$5,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$8,900
Marco RubioRFL$0$14,525
Bernie SandersIVT$0$4,400
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$22,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$250
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$24,915
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$4,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$11,362
Jon TesterDMT$0$13,600
John ThuneRSD$0$12,650
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$19,707
Mark UdallDCO$0$20,750
Tom UdallDNM$0$7,800
David VitterRLA$0$7,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$14,852
Jim WebbDVA$0$-250
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$800
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$4,250
Ron WydenDOR$0$13,900

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$7,050
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$7,050
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$6,116
Mark BegichDAK$0$16,450
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$53,325
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$19,900
Roy BluntRMO$0$11,100
John BoozmanRAR$0$4,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$55,055
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$24,850
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$39,058
Richard BurrRNC$0$6,175
Maria CantwellDWA$0$3,150
Ben CardinDMD$0$2,250
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$0$18,400
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$17,750
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$500
Tom CoburnROK$0$1,750
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$7,300
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$2,950
Bob CorkerRTN$0$13,650
John CornynRTX$0$14,650
Mike CrapoRID$0$500
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$7,850
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$5,975
Al FrankenDMN$0$23,873
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$40,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$2,650
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$250
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$11,500
Tom HarkinDIA$0$12,450
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$1,850
Dean HellerRNV$0$3,550
John HoevenRND$0$2,700
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$2,550
Jim InhofeROK$0$3,800
Dan InouyeDHI$0$9,550
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$7,650
Mike JohannsRNE$0$500
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$3,900
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$6,725
John F. KerryDMA$0$9,100
Mark KirkRIL$0$8,400
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$5,900
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$20,760
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$3,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$300
Mike LeeRUT$0$4,800
Carl LevinDMI$0$6,550
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$750
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$14,650
John McCainRAZ$0$4,500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$18,850
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$22,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$60,350
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$17,550
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$5,500
Jerry MoranRKS$0$8,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$4,250
Patty MurrayDWA$0$26,050
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$8,050
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$7,205
Rand PaulRKY$0$7,910
Rob PortmanROH$0$13,300
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,550
Harry ReidDNV$0$14,600
Jim RischRID$0$3,100
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$5,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$8,900
Marco RubioRFL$0$14,525
Bernie SandersIVT$0$4,400
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$22,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$250
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$24,915
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$4,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$11,362
Jon TesterDMT$0$13,600
John ThuneRSD$0$12,650
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$19,707
Mark UdallDCO$0$20,750
Tom UdallDNM$0$7,800
David VitterRLA$0$7,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$14,852
Jim WebbDVA$0$-250
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$800
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$4,250
Ron WydenDOR$0$13,900

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Public school teachers, administrators & officials$991,088
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