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S. 1380 - Strong Start for America's Children Act of 2015

Education. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to support early learning. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Strong Start for America's Children Act of 2015

S. 1380 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to support early learning. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to support early learning.
Other Titles
  • Strong Start for America's Children Act of 2015
  • Strong Start for America's Children Act of 2015
Sponsor
Patty Murray
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Academic performance and assessments
  • Adult education and literacy
  • Child care and development
  • Child health
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Education programs funding
  • Family services
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Nutrition and diet
  • Physical fitness and lifestyle
  • Preschool education
  • Special education
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/19/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/19/2015
5/19/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
5/19/2015Introduced in Senate
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47 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Strong Start for America's Children Act of 2015

47 organizations supported this bill

american choral directors association
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
American Federation of School Administrators
American Federation of School Administrators (2015, May 20). Strong Start for America’s Children Act Invests in Early Childhood Education. Retrieved May 22, 2015, from American Federation of School Administrators.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (2015, May 22). Week Ending May 22, 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
American Federation of Teachers
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
american string teachers association
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
Center for American Progress
Center for American Progress (2015, May 19). STATEMENT: Early Childhood Education Should Be a National Priority, Says CAP’s Carmel Martin. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Center for American Progress.
Center for Law and Social Policy
Schmit, Stephanie (2015, May 19). House and Senate Reintroduce the Strong Start for America’s Children Act. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Center for Law and Social Policy.
Children's Defense Fund
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
Chorus America
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
Coalition on Human Needs
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
Common Sense Kids Action
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
Easter Seals
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
Fair Share
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
First Five Years Fund
First Five Years Fund (2015, May 19). Strong Start for America’s Children Act May 2015 Suggested Talking Points . Retrieved August 3, 2015, from First Five Years Fund.
First Focus Campaign for Children
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
GRAMMY Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
Guitar & Accessories Marketing Association
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
League of American Orchestras
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
Learning Disabilities Association of America
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
Music Education Policy Roundtable
Music Education Policy Roundtable (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved July 28, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
Music Publishers Association of the United States
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
Music Teachers National Association
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
National Association for Family Child Care
National Association for Family Child Care (2015, June 11). Family Child Care News and Policy Updates. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Family Child Care.
National Association for Music Education
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
National Association of Elementary School Principals
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
National Association of Music Merchants
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
National Black Child Development Institute
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
National Center for Families Learning
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
National Education Association
National Education Association (2015, May 22). Education Insider May 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Education Association.
National Music Council
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
National PTA
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
National Title I Association
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
National Urban League
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
National Women's Law Center
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
Ounce of Prevention Fund
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
Parents as Teachers
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
Promise the Children
Promise the Children (2015, June 7). Enroll Pre-k Children in pre-school!. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Promise the Children.
Service Employees International Union
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
Strathmore Hall Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
Teach For America
Teach for America (2015, June 3). Teach for America Endorses the Strong Start for America's Children Act. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Teach for America.
Teaching Strategies, Inc.
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
The Recording Academy
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
United Way of America
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
VH1 Save The Music Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2015, May 19). Statement by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On Strong Start for America’s Children Act 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from National Association for Music Education.
ZERO TO THREE
undersigned organizations (2016, January 13). Endorsers & Supporters: Strong Start For America's Children Act of 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$28,150$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$80,279$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,649,202$0
John BarrassoRWY$2,500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$910,627$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$124,505$0
Roy BluntRMO$106,980$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$403,704$0
John BoozmanRAR$1,510$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$22,397$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,152,486$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$137,487$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$70,700$0
Ben CardinDMD$129,043$0
Tom CarperDDE$41,950$0
Bob CaseyDPA$183,013$0
Bill CassidyRLA$19,249$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$5,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$15,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$30,950$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$134,379$0
Bob CorkerRTN$81,901$0
John CornynRTX$23,650$0
Tom CottonRAR$48,343$0
Mike CrapoRID$1,800$0
Ted CruzRTX$35,723$0
Steve DainesRMT$14,425$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$121,100$0
Dick DurbinDIL$136,325$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$14,950$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$350,318$0
Deb FischerRNE$31,200$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$15,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$417,966$0
Cory GardnerRCO$26,980$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$860,809$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$26,532$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$34,150$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$46,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$239,763$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$311,502$0
Dean HellerRNV$12,200$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$577,570$0
John HoevenRND$7,700$0
Jim InhofeROK$14,450$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$22,375$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$17,069$0
Tim KaineDVA$986,842$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$46,415$0
Mark KirkRIL$15,145$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$351,458$0
James LankfordROK$31,850$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$172,540$0
Mike LeeRUT$11,400$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$70,875$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$396,217$0
John McCainRAZ$72,413$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,518,384$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$68,325$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$157,150$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$185,391$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$25,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$23,780$0
Chris MurphyDCT$408,174$0
Patty MurrayDWA$790,616$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$164,698$0
Rand PaulRKY$6,587$0
David PerdueRGA$15,050$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$656,293$0
Rob PortmanROH$22,765$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$58,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$29,978$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$13,039$0
Mike RoundsRSD$26,346$0
Marco RubioRFL$68,545$0
Bernie SandersIVT$377,400$0
Ben SasseRNE$16,803$0
Brian SchatzDHI$213,506$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$278,471$0
Tim ScottRSC$30,900$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,077,477$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$495,520$0
Dan SullivanRAK$22,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$442,478$0
John ThuneRSD$31,562$0
Thom TillisRNC$43,250$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$67,876$0
Tom UdallDNM$208,417$0
David VitterRLA$5,300$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$130,671$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,762,846$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$134,424$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$3,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$197,071$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$28,150$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$80,279$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,649,202$0
John BarrassoRWY$2,500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$910,627$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$124,505$0
Roy BluntRMO$106,980$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$403,704$0
John BoozmanRAR$1,510$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$22,397$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,152,486$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$137,487$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$70,700$0
Ben CardinDMD$129,043$0
Tom CarperDDE$41,950$0
Bob CaseyDPA$183,013$0
Bill CassidyRLA$19,249$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$5,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$15,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$30,950$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$134,379$0
Bob CorkerRTN$81,901$0
John CornynRTX$23,650$0
Tom CottonRAR$48,343$0
Mike CrapoRID$1,800$0
Ted CruzRTX$35,723$0
Steve DainesRMT$14,425$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$121,100$0
Dick DurbinDIL$136,325$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$14,950$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$350,318$0
Deb FischerRNE$31,200$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$15,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$417,966$0
Cory GardnerRCO$26,980$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$860,809$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$26,532$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$34,150$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$46,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$239,763$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$311,502$0
Dean HellerRNV$12,200$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$577,570$0
John HoevenRND$7,700$0
Jim InhofeROK$14,450$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$22,375$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$17,069$0
Tim KaineDVA$986,842$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$46,415$0
Mark KirkRIL$15,145$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$351,458$0
James LankfordROK$31,850$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$172,540$0
Mike LeeRUT$11,400$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$70,875$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$396,217$0
John McCainRAZ$72,413$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,518,384$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$68,325$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$157,150$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$185,391$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$25,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$23,780$0
Chris MurphyDCT$408,174$0
Patty MurrayDWA$790,616$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$164,698$0
Rand PaulRKY$6,587$0
David PerdueRGA$15,050$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$656,293$0
Rob PortmanROH$22,765$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$58,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$29,978$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$13,039$0
Mike RoundsRSD$26,346$0
Marco RubioRFL$68,545$0
Bernie SandersIVT$377,400$0
Ben SasseRNE$16,803$0
Brian SchatzDHI$213,506$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$278,471$0
Tim ScottRSC$30,900$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,077,477$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$495,520$0
Dan SullivanRAK$22,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$442,478$0
John ThuneRSD$31,562$0
Thom TillisRNC$43,250$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$67,876$0
Tom UdallDNM$208,417$0
David VitterRLA$5,300$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$130,671$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,762,846$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$134,424$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$3,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$197,071$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,250,935
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Recorded Music & music production$1,165,449
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$961,055
Teachers unions$910,780
Education$842,191
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Children's rights$563,701
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Live theater & other entertainment productions$466,593
State & local govt employee unions$455,196
Commercial service unions$374,750
Bands, orchestras & other live music production$122,082
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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