Congress   114
     
Bill #   S696
     
Sponsor   Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]
     
Title   Next Generation High Schools Act
     
Date Introduced 3/10/2015
   
Policy Issue Ocean Education
   
Description Summary A bill to increase the number and percentage of students who graduate from high school college and career ready with the ability to use knowledge to solve complex problems, think critically, communicate effectively, collaborate with others, and develop academic mindsets, and for other purposes. An eligible entity that receives a grant under this section may use the grant funds to improve parent and family engagement in the educational achievement of students and dropouts to ensure that they are, or become, on track to college and career readiness, which may include increase student readiness to pursue postsecondary degrees in science technology, engineering, and mathematics, particularly for student groups historically underrepresented in these fields.
   
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Date of Action 3/10/2015
   
Latest Action Introduced and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
   

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