Federal Advocacy – Congressional Update

Notable New K-12 Legislation 

  • S.2240A bill to promote digital citizenship and media literacy. Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]
  • H.R.3926To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 in order to improve the service obligation verification process for TEACH Grant recipients, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1]
  • H.R.3913To authorize the Secretary of Education to provide grants for education programs on the history of the treatment of Italian Americans during World War II. Sponsor: Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]
  • H.R.3893To direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program that awards grants to State coalitions that build or expand career pathways programs in schools within the State, and to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program that awards grants to eligible agencies to carry out career pathways programs. Sponsor: Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10]
  • H.R.3892To amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to award competitive grants for the purpose of developing, offering, improving, and providing educational or career pathway programs for workers, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10]

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