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S. 840 - School Principal Recruitment and Training Act

Education. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to recruit, support, and prepare principals to improve student academic achievement at eligible schools. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

School Principal Recruitment and Training Act

S. 840 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to recruit, support, and prepare principals to improve student academic achievement at eligible schools. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to recruit, support, and prepare principals to improve student academic achievement at eligible schools.
Other Titles
  • School Principal Recruitment and Training Act
  • School Principal Recruitment and Training Act
Sponsor
Al Franken
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Academic performance and assessments
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Education programs funding
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Higher education
  • Performance measurement
  • Rural conditions and development
  • School administration
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced4/25/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/25/2013
4/25/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
4/25/2013Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

70 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
School Principal Recruitment and Training Act

70 organizations supported this bill

Alliance for Excellent Education
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Alliance for Multilingual Multicultural Education
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
American Association of People with Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
American Association of State Colleges and Universities
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
American Council for School Social Work
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
American Council on Education
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
American School Counselor Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
ASPIRA Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Association for Middle Level Education
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Autism National Committee
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Center for Teaching Quality
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Communities for Excellent Public Schools
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
council for exceptional children
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Disability Policy Collaboration
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Easter Seals
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Education Law Center
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Fairtest, The National Center For Fair & Open Testing
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
First Focus Campaign for Children
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Gamaliel Foundation
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Helen Keller National Center
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Higher Education Consortium for Special Education
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
HighScope Educational Research Foundation
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
International Reading Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Knowledge Alliance
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Latino Elected and Appointed Officials National Taskforce on Education
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
league of united latin american citizens
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Learning Disabilities Association of America
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Movement Strategy Center
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
national alliance of black school educators
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Association of Elementary School Principals
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Association of Federally Impacted Schools
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Association of School Psychologists
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Association of Secondary School Principals
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Center for Learning Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
national council of teachers of english
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
national council on educating black children
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Disability Rights Network
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Down Syndrome Congress
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Down Syndrome Society
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Education Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Indian Education Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Latino Education Research & Policy Project
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National PTA
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
National Urban League
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
New Leaders
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Opportunity Action
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
parents across america
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Partnership for 21st Century Learning
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Public Advocacy for Kids
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Public Advocates
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
rural school and community trust
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
School Social Work Association of America
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
SEDL
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
tash
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
TESOL International Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.
United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries
undersigned organizations (2013, May 8). Sign-On Letter in Support of S 840. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from National Association of Elementary School Principals.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$112,600$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$83,792$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$581,489$0
John BarrassoRWY$29,700$0
Max BaucusDMT$43,762$0
Mark BegichDAK$307,817$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$541,164$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$331,100$0
Roy BluntRMO$142,350$0
John BoozmanRAR$61,850$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$735,960$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$954,010$0
Richard BurrRNC$55,472$0
Maria CantwellDWA$232,447$0
Ben CardinDMD$193,574$0
Tom CarperDDE$65,150$0
Bob CaseyDPA$342,299$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$16,790$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$41,300$0
Tom CoburnROK$7,900$0
William Thad CochranRMS$67,338$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$77,910$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$241,203$0
Bob CorkerRTN$130,055$0
John CornynRTX$96,125$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$21,830$0
Ted CruzRTX$127,213$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$279,553$0
Dick DurbinDIL$309,077$0
Mike EnziRWY$22,750$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$182,973$0
Deb FischerRNE$53,153$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$71,225$0
Al FrankenDMN$436,594$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$647,874$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$77,836$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$47,350$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$529,457$0
Tom HarkinDIA$77,843$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$80,200$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$375,941$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$158,322$0
Dean HellerRNV$42,158$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$253,875$0
John HoevenRND$44,350$0
Jim InhofeROK$45,025$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$81,250$0
Mike JohannsRNE$2,650$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$33,002$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$3,250$0
Tim KaineDVA$931,907$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$86,728$0
Mark KirkRIL$155,277$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$176,488$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$444,339$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,250$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$78,175$0
Mike LeeRUT$30,129$0
Carl LevinDMI$250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$169,913$0
John McCainRAZ$145,511$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$642,256$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$275,150$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$334,555$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$246,394$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$153,174$0
Jerry MoranRKS$67,100$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$91,975$0
Chris MurphyDCT$432,436$0
Patty MurrayDWA$483,214$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$289,084$0
Rand PaulRKY$148,472$0
Rob PortmanROH$156,370$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$369,088$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$64,763$0
Harry ReidDNV$461,198$0
Jim RischRID$3,508$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$34,839$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$19,650$0
Marco RubioRFL$159,250$0
Bernie SandersIVT$113,990$0
Brian SchatzDHI$131,350$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$358,253$0
Tim ScottRSC$63,200$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$15,850$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$314,701$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$43,525$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$268,527$0
Jon TesterDMT$395,451$0
John ThuneRSD$57,040$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$237,776$0
Mark UdallDCO$563,700$0
Tom UdallDNM$267,461$0
David VitterRLA$36,930$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$256,082$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,845,426$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$152,293$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$42,650$0
Ron WydenDOR$204,419$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$112,600$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$83,792$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$581,489$0
John BarrassoRWY$29,700$0
Max BaucusDMT$43,762$0
Mark BegichDAK$307,817$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$541,164$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$331,100$0
Roy BluntRMO$142,350$0
John BoozmanRAR$61,850$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$735,960$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$954,010$0
Richard BurrRNC$55,472$0
Maria CantwellDWA$232,447$0
Ben CardinDMD$193,574$0
Tom CarperDDE$65,150$0
Bob CaseyDPA$342,299$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$16,790$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$41,300$0
Tom CoburnROK$7,900$0
William Thad CochranRMS$67,338$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$77,910$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$241,203$0
Bob CorkerRTN$130,055$0
John CornynRTX$96,125$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$21,830$0
Ted CruzRTX$127,213$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$279,553$0
Dick DurbinDIL$309,077$0
Mike EnziRWY$22,750$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$182,973$0
Deb FischerRNE$53,153$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$71,225$0
Al FrankenDMN$436,594$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$647,874$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$77,836$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$47,350$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$529,457$0
Tom HarkinDIA$77,843$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$80,200$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$375,941$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$158,322$0
Dean HellerRNV$42,158$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$253,875$0
John HoevenRND$44,350$0
Jim InhofeROK$45,025$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$81,250$0
Mike JohannsRNE$2,650$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$33,002$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$3,250$0
Tim KaineDVA$931,907$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$86,728$0
Mark KirkRIL$155,277$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$176,488$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$444,339$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,250$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$78,175$0
Mike LeeRUT$30,129$0
Carl LevinDMI$250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$169,913$0
John McCainRAZ$145,511$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$642,256$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$275,150$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$334,555$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$246,394$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$153,174$0
Jerry MoranRKS$67,100$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$91,975$0
Chris MurphyDCT$432,436$0
Patty MurrayDWA$483,214$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$289,084$0
Rand PaulRKY$148,472$0
Rob PortmanROH$156,370$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$369,088$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$64,763$0
Harry ReidDNV$461,198$0
Jim RischRID$3,508$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$34,839$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$19,650$0
Marco RubioRFL$159,250$0
Bernie SandersIVT$113,990$0
Brian SchatzDHI$131,350$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$358,253$0
Tim ScottRSC$63,200$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$15,850$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$314,701$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$43,525$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$268,527$0
Jon TesterDMT$395,451$0
John ThuneRSD$57,040$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$237,776$0
Mark UdallDCO$563,700$0
Tom UdallDNM$267,461$0
David VitterRLA$36,930$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$256,082$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,845,426$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$152,293$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$42,650$0
Ron WydenDOR$204,419$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Schools & colleges$9,237,018
Civil servant/public employee$4,637,592
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,640,481
Teachers unions$1,133,640
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$1,076,467
Minority/Ethnic Groups$767,126
Education$744,678
Children's rights$553,710
Welfare & Social Work$544,264
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$469,949
Health & welfare policy$362,505
Native American Tribes$191,673
Public official (elected or appointed)$113,922
Human Rights$38,300
Consumer groups$8,650

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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