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US Congress, 2015
The STEM Education Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-59) was put in place to define Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education to include computer science, and to support existing STEM education programs at the National Science Foundation. The act is organized into the following sections: (1) Short Title; (2) Definition of STEM…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Federal Legislation, Definitions, Scholarships
US Congress, 2015
The Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-44) was put in place to improve and reauthorize provisions relating to the application of the antitrust laws to the award of need-based educational aid. The contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Short Title; and (2) Extension Relating to the Application of the Antitrust Laws to the…
Descriptors: Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Financial Policy, Federal Legislation, Federal Aid
US Congress, 2015
The Every Student Succeeds Act (Public Law 114-95) was put in place to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to ensure that every child achieves. The Act includes the following titles: (1) Improving Basic Programs Operated by State and Local Educational Agencies; (2) Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High-Quality…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Laws, Elementary Secondary Education
US Congress, 2011
The Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-377) was put in place to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve educational assistance for veterans who served in the Armed Forces after September 11, 2001, and for other purposes. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Sec. 1. Short…
Descriptors: Veterans Education, Veterans, Compliance (Legal), Funding Formulas
US Congress, 2011
The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-358) was put in place to invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents; (2) Sec. 2. Definitions; and (3)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Computation, Research and Development, Innovation
US Congress, 2010
The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-152) was put in place to provide for reconciliation pursuant to Title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2010 (S. Con. Res. 13). The table of contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. (A) Title--Coverage,…
Descriptors: Health Services, Federal Legislation, Income, Public Policy
US Congress, 2009
The Higher Education Technical Corrections (Public Law 111-39) was put in place to make technical corrections to the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Sec. 1. Table of contents; (2) Sec. 2. References; and (3) Sec. 3. Effective date. (A) Title I--General Provisions: (4) Sec.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Teacher Qualifications
US Congress, 2008
This purpose of this Act is to amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. This Act includes the following titles: (1) General Provisions; (2) Teacher Quality Enhancement; (3) Institutional Aid; (4) Student Assistance (Grants to Students in Attendance at Institutions of Higher Education, Federal Family Education Loan…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Teacher Effectiveness
US Congress, 2002
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 is a comprehensive plan to reform schools, change school culture, empower parents, and improve education for all children. The law promises to raise standards for all children and to help all children meet these standards. No Child Left Behind is based on four principles: (1) Accountability for results; (2)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, School Law, Educational Change