H.R. 5 - Student Success Act

Education. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the House on July 19, 2013 
Amendments:
26 proposed amendments. 19 accepted. 2 rejected. View amendments 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on July 19, 2013.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 221 voted NO: 207
6 voted present/not voting

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Student Success Act

H.R. 5 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Student Success Act
  • Student Success Act
  • Student Success Act
Sponsor
John Kline
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Academic performance and assessments
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Advisory bodies
  • Alaska Natives and Hawaiians
  • Assault and harassment offenses
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Crimes against children
  • Crimes against property
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Department of Education
  • Domestic violence and child abuse
  • Drug trafficking and controlled substances
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Education programs funding
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Employee hiring
  • Family relationships
  • Federal-Indian relations
  • Government information and archives
  • Higher education
  • Homelessness and emergency shelter
  • Indian social and development programs
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Juvenile crime and gang violence
  • Language arts
  • Migrant, seasonal, agricultural labor
  • Minority education
  • Performance measurement
  • Rural conditions and development
  • School administration
  • Sex offenses
  • Special education
  • State and local finance
  • State and local government operations
  • Student records
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Violent crime
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Major Actions
Introduced6/06/2013
Referred to Committee
Amendments (26 proposed)
Passed House7/19/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 319 (Young) to H.R. 5: Amendment inserts a new Title VI which outlines the Federal government's trust responsibility to ...7/18/2013This amendment PASSED the House
263 voted YES 161 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 321 (Luetkemeyer) to H.R. 5: Amendment expresses the sense of the Congress that States and local education agencies should ...7/18/2013This amendment PASSED the House
241 voted YES 182 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 328 (Meehan) to H.R. 5: Amendment ensures that greater authority and governance are restored to local educational agencies as ...7/18/2013This amendment PASSED the House
239 voted YES 187 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Kline amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Bentivolio amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Reed amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Benishek amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Heck (NV) amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Moore amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Bishop (UT) amendment (A014) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Scalise amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Brooks (IN) amendment (A016) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Polis amendment (A017) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Velazquez amendment (A018) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment (A021) Agreed to by voice vote.7/18/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 339 (Culberson) to H.R. 5: Amendment gives States the option of accepting or rejecting federal grant money with any ...7/19/2013This amendment PASSED the House
227 voted YES 196 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 341 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 5: Amendment sought to require a study and a report containing recommendations regarding the ...7/19/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
186 voted YES 237 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 343 (Miller) to H.R. 5: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary ...7/19/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
193 voted YES 233 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 5: Student Success Act7/19/2013This motion DID NOT PASS the House
196 voted YES 231 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
currently selectedHouseH.R. 5: Student Success Act7/19/2013This bill PASSED the House
221 voted YES 207 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Fitzpatrick amendment (A023) Agreed to by voice vote.7/19/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Cantor amendment Agreed to by voice vote.7/19/2013PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/06/2013
6/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
6/06/2013Referred to House Education and the Workforce
6/06/2013Referred to House Financial Services
Put on a legislative calendar6/19/2013Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
7/11/2013Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and the Workforce. H. Rept. 113-150, Part I.
7/11/2013Committee on Financial Services discharged.
Put on a legislative calendar7/11/2013Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 108.
7/17/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 303 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-18.
7/18/2013Rule H. Res. 303 passed House.
7/18/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 303.
7/18/2013Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-18.
7/18/2013House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 303 and Rule XVIII.
7/18/2013The Speaker designated the Honorable Doc Hastings to act as Chairman of the Committee.
7/18/2013GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 5.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kline amendment No. 1.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Young (AK) amendment No. 2.
7/18/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Young (AK) amendment No. 2, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Young (AK) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cardenas amendment No. 3.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Luetkemeyer amendment No. 4.
7/18/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Luetkemeyer amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Luetkemeyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 5.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bentivolio amendment No. 6.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McMorris Rodgers amendment No. 7.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Reed amendment No. 8.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Benishek amendment No. 9.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Heck (NV) amendment No. 10.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meehan amendment No. 11.
7/18/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Meehan amendment No. 11, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. George Miller (CA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Scalise amendment No. 12.
7/18/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Scalise amendment No. 12, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. George Miller (CA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore amendment No. 13.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bishop (UT) amendment No. 14.
7/18/2013UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST - Mr. George Miller (CA) asked unanimous consent to vacate his request for a recorded vote on the Scalise amendment No. 12 and that the Chair put the question de novo. Agreed to without objection.
7/18/2013UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tonko amendment No. 15.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brooks (IN) amendment No. 16.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment No. 17.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Velazquez amendment No. 18.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mullin amendment No. 19.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garrett amendment No. 20.
7/18/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Broun (GA) amendment No. 21.
7/18/2013Mr. Rokita moved that the Committee rise.
7/18/2013On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5 as unfinished business.
select this voteVote7/18/2013H.Amdt. 319 (Young) to H.R. 5: Amendment inserts a new Title VI which outlines the Federal government's trust responsibility to ...
select this voteVote7/18/2013H.Amdt. 321 (Luetkemeyer) to H.R. 5: Amendment expresses the sense of the Congress that States and local education agencies should ...
select this voteVote7/18/2013H.Amdt. 328 (Meehan) to H.R. 5: Amendment ensures that greater authority and governance are restored to local educational agencies as ...
7/18/2013Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Kline.
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Kline amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Young (AK).
7/18/2013Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Cardenas.
7/18/2013By unanimous consent, the Cardenas amendment was withdrawn.
7/18/2013Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Luetkemeyer.
7/18/2013Amendment (A005) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Bentivolio.
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Bentivolio amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Amendment (A007) offered by Mrs. McMorris Rodgers.
7/18/2013By unanimous consent, the McMorris Rodgers amendment was withdrawn.
7/18/2013Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Reed.
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Reed amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Benishek.
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Benishek amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Heck (NV).
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Heck (NV) amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Meehan.
7/18/2013Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Scalise.
7/18/2013Amendment (A013) offered by Ms. Moore.
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Moore amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. Bishop (UT).
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Bishop (UT) amendment (A014) Agreed to by voice vote.
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Scalise amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Amendment (A015) offered by Mr. Tonko.
7/18/2013By unanimous consent, the Tonko amendment was withdrawn.
7/18/2013Amendment (A016) offered by Mrs. Brooks (IN).
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Brooks (IN) amendment (A016) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Amendment (A017) offered by Mr. Polis.
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Polis amendment (A017) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Amendment (A018) offered by Ms. Velazquez.
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Velazquez amendment (A018) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/18/2013Amendment (A019) offered by Mr. Mullin.
7/18/2013By unanimous consent, the Mullin amendment was withdrawn.
7/18/2013Amendment (A020) offered by Mr. Garrett.
7/18/2013By unanimous consent, the Garrett amendment was withdrawn.
7/18/2013Amendment (A021) offered by Mr. Broun (GA).
select this voteVote7/18/2013On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment (A021) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/19/2013Considered as unfinished business.
7/19/2013The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
7/19/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Culberson amendment No. 22.
7/19/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Culberson amendment No. 22, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Tierney demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
7/19/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fitzpatrick amendment No. 23.
7/19/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 24.
7/19/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 24, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
7/19/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cantor amendment No. 25.
7/19/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 303, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the George Miller (CA) substitute amendment No. 26.
7/19/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the George Miller (CA) amendment No. 26, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. George Miller (CA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
7/19/2013The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 5.
7/19/2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
7/19/2013The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
7/19/2013Ms. Kuster moved to recommit with instructions to Education and the Workforce.
7/19/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kuster motion to recommit with instructions pending a reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to prevent lowering standards for children with disabilities, including autistic children. It establishes safety standards for the use of seclusion and restraint in schools so children are not physically and mentally harmed. It also establishes standards for protecting student athletes from concussions. Lastly, it provides for criminal background checks of school and contractor employees who have contact with children. Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order was withdrawn.
7/19/2013The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
7/19/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7/19/2013The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 5.
select this voteVote7/19/2013H.Amdt. 339 (Culberson) to H.R. 5: Amendment gives States the option of accepting or rejecting federal grant money with any ...
select this voteVote7/19/2013H.Amdt. 341 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 5: Amendment sought to require a study and a report containing recommendations regarding the ...
select this voteVote7/19/2013H.Amdt. 343 (Miller) to H.R. 5: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary ...
select this voteVote7/19/2013On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 5: Student Success Act
currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage7/19/2013H.R. 5: Student Success Act
7/19/2013Amendment (A022) offered by Mr. Culberson.
7/19/2013Amendment (A023) offered by Mr. Fitzpatrick.
select this voteVote7/19/2013On agreeing to the Fitzpatrick amendment (A023) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/19/2013Amendment (A024) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
7/19/2013Amendment (A025) offered by Mr. Cantor.
select this voteVote7/19/2013On agreeing to the Cantor amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
7/19/2013Amendment (A026) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Miller, George.
7/24/2013Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 318Kline, John [R-MN2]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Manager's amendment is technical in nature and also clarifies that a state opting not to receive funds for a program under the Act shall not be required to carry out any of the requirements of such program and that states and school districts can support civics education efforts.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 319Young, Don [R-AK]July 18, 2013Passed by roll call vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment inserts a new Title VI which outlines the Federal government's trust responsibility to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Education.

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H. Amdt. 320Cárdenas, Tony [D-CA29]July 18, 2013Offered on July 17, 2013.

An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 113-158 to increase the authorized funding level to $775,000,000 until FY 2019.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 321Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO3]July 18, 2013Passed by roll call vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment expresses the sense of the Congress that States and local education agencies should maintain the rights and responsibilities of determining curriculum and assessments for elementary and secondary education.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 322Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment provides that if funding for awards to states is not sufficient, then funding should be targeted to schools serving neglected, delinquent, migrant students, English learners, at-risk students, and Native Americans, to increase academic achievements of such students.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 323Bentivolio, Kerry [R-MI11]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment requires State educational agencies to consult with private sector employers and entrepreneurs as part of an education plan. Amendment also requires the Secretary to have representatives from private sector employers appointed to the peer-review process by reducing practitioners from 75 percent to 65 percent.

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H. Amdt. 324McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA5]July 18, 2013Offered on July 17, 2013.

Page 22, line 14, insert "in each subject being assessed" after "student". Page 22, line 15, insert, "alternate academic achievement" before "standards". ***.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 325Reed, Tom [R-NY23]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment provides that State and local education agencies are able to use multiple measures when identifying academic performance measurements instead of the current one-size-fits-all testing assessments.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 326Benishek, Dan [R-MI1]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment encourages States to include the number of students attaining career and technical education proficiencies and who are enrolled in public secondary schools in its annual state report card. Such information is already required to be collected by the Perkins Act and streamlines access to information for the public.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 327Heck, Joseph [R-NV3]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment provides Local Education Agencies with the option of entering into partnerships or contracts with other entities to implement programs that serve youth in, or transitioning out of, institutions and correctional facilities, and youth at-risk of dropping out of school.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 328Meehan, Patrick [R-PA7]July 18, 2013Passed by roll call vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment ensures that greater authority and governance are restored to local educational agencies as delegated by their States. Amendment also provides that the Secretary of Education shall not impose any additional requirements or burdens on local educational agencies unless explicitly authorized by federal law.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 329Scalise, Steve [R-LA1]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment removes the mandate which Federally requires States to conduct teacher evaluations.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 330Moore, Gwen [D-WI4]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment delays implementation of new Title II formula until the Secretary of Education determines that the implementation will not reduce funding for schools serving high percentages of students in poverty.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 331Bishop, Rob [R-UT1]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment eliminates subsection C of Section 2111, which allows grant money to bypass states and go directly from the Department of Education to local districts.

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H. Amdt. 332Tonko, Paul [D-NY20]July 18, 2013Offered on July 17, 2013.

Page 260, line 15, strike "95" and insert "85". Page 260, line 17, strike "and". ***.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 333Brooks, Susan [R-IN5]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment clarifies that federal funds may be used for computer science education.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 334Polis, Jared [D-CO2]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment allows charter schools to use grant funds for teacher preparation, professional development, and improving school conditions. Amendment also ensures that charter schools expand outreach to low-income and underserved populations.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 335Velázquez, Nydia [D-NY7]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment requires grantees under the Family Engagement Centers to conduct outreach to low-income families, including low-income families who are not proficient in English.

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H. Amdt. 336Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK2]July 18, 2013Offered on July 17, 2013.

An amendment numbered 19 printed in House Report 113-158 to strike language in the bill that allows consolidated districts to be eligible for payment if they do not qualify after consolidation; strikes language allowing for mid-year adjustment for student counts; makes the 8007 Construction Program a competitive grant program.

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H. Amdt. 337Garrett, Scott [R-NJ5]July 18, 2013Offered on July 17, 2013.

An amendment numbered 20 printed in House Report 113-158 to clarify that states that opt out of receiving funds, or are not awarded funds, under this Act are not required to carry out any of the requirements of the programs under this Act. The amendment also clarifies that states are not required to participate in any program under this Act.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 338Broun, Paul [R-GA10]July 18, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 18, 2013.

Amendment requires the Secretary of Education to include in the required report to Congress the average salary of employees who were determined to be associated with eliminated or consolidated programs or projects by the underlying legislation and a report on the average salaries of the employees of the Department according to their job function.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 339Culberson, John [R-TX7]July 19, 2013Passed by roll call vote on July 19, 2013.

Amendment gives States the option of accepting or rejecting federal grant money with any such rejected funds being dedicated to paying off the national debt.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 340Fitzpatrick, Michael [R-PA8]July 19, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 19, 2013.

Amendment blocks State or local education agencies from being eligible for funds should they facilitate the transfer of an employee if they know, or have probable cause to believe, that the employee has engaged in sexual misconduct with a minor. Agencies must also require employees be subjected to background checks in compliance with the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 341Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]July 19, 2013Failed by roll call vote on July 19, 2013.

Amendment sought to require a study and a report containing recommendations regarding the advisability of authorizing a state education authority to close a school district over the opposition of a locally elected school board, and regarding best practices governing the exercise of authority by a state education agency in monitoring, supervising and controlling under-performing school districts with particular emphasis on rural and underserved school districts.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 342Cantor, Eric [R-VA7]July 19, 2013Passed by voice vote on July 19, 2013.

Amendment allows Title I funds to follow students to other public schools or charter schools pending state allowance.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 343Miller, George [D-CA11]July 19, 2013Failed by roll call vote on July 19, 2013.

Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act with a focus on maintaining the civil rights and equity of the law by ensuring all students have access to an education. Amendment also sought to support all students through access to high quality state-developed standards, a flexible accountability and school improvement system, improved and targeted professional development and working conditions for teachers and school leaders, as well as additional learning time and after-school programs.

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