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HR 800 - Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999 - Key Vote

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Mary Landrieu voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 106-025 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (98-1) - (Key vote)

Title: Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that allows all states to apply for from federal education regulations previously required in order to obtain funding for disadvantaged students, technology assistance, teacher training, and vocational education.

Highlights:
  • Requires participating states to develop performance standards and to show progress in each area in order to obtain a waiver from the Secretary of Education.
  • Holds local educational agencies, rather than state education systems, accountable for student performance.
  • Requires states to submit specific educational goals and describe how these goals will be achieved and measured in local educational agencies.
  • Extends the scope of education flexibility program to include adult education and technical training programs.
  • Allows local educational agencies to use available funds to hire and train more teachers if classes in grades 1-3 have 18 or fewer students.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (368-57) - (Key vote)

Title: Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that allows all states to apply for from federal education regulations previously required in order to obtain funding for disadvantaged students, technology assistance, teacher training, and vocational education.

Highlights:
  • Requires participating states to develop performance standards and to show progress in each area in order to obtain a waiver from the Secretary of Education.
  • Holds local educational agencies, rather than state education systems, accountable for student performance.
  • Requires states to submit specific educational goals and describe how these goals will be achieved and measured in local educational agencies.
  • Extends the scope of education flexibility program to include adult education and technical training programs.
  • Allows local educational agencies to use available funds to hire and train more teachers if classes in grades 1-3 have 18 or fewer students.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (98-1) - (Key vote)

Title: Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows all states to apply for waivers from federal education regulations previous required in order to obtain funding for disadvantaged students, technology assistance, teacher training, and vocational education.

Highlights:
  • Requires participating states to develop performance standards and to show progress in each area in order to obtain a waiver from the Secretary of Education.
  • Requires states to submit specific educational goals and describe how these goals will be achieved and measured in local education agencies.
  • Holds local educational agencies accountable for student performance, but not state education systems.
  • Allows local educational agencies to use specified funds to hire qualified teachers for special education classes.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (330-90) - (Key vote)

Title: Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would allow all states to apply for waivers from federal education regulations previously required in order to obtain funding for disadvantaged students, technology assistance, teacher training, and vocational education.

Highlights:
  • Requires participating states to develop performance standards and to show progress in each area in order to obtain a waiver from the Secretary of Education.
  • Requires states to submit specific educational goals and describe how these goals will be achieved and measured by the local educational agencies.
  • Holds local educational agencies, rather than state systems, accountable for student performance.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999

Sponsors

  • Michael N. 'Mike' Castle (DE - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Judy Biggert (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert N. 'Bob' Clement (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Davis (FL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nathan Deal (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James W. 'Jim' DeMint (SC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Calvin M. 'Cal' Dooley (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • David T. Dreier (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer B. Dunn (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest Lee 'Ernie' Fletcher (KY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Patrick Forbes (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Harold Ford Jr. (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jonas 'Martin' Frost III (TX - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William F. 'Bill' Goodling (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsey O. Graham (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James C. 'Jim' Greenwood (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Van Hilleary (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Lee 'Dave' Hobson (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph M. Hoeffel (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter 'Pete' Hoekstra (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Darlene Hooley (OR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy L. Johnson (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James T. 'Jim' Kolbe (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven T. Kuykendall (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen 'Steve' Largent (OK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven C. 'Steve' LaTourette (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth R. 'Ken' Lucas (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James H. 'Jim' Maloney (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis Moore (KS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Suellen W. 'Sue' Myrick (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Peterson (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David D. Phelps (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert J. 'Rob' Portman (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah D. Pryce (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ralph S. Regula (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy 'Tim' Roemer (IN - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher H. Shays (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronnie Shows (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nick Smith (MI - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Edward Souder (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Debbie Ann Stabenow (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Gerald Tancredo (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ellen O. Tauscher (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Anacletus Underwood (GU - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert A. 'Bob' Weygand (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David Wu (OR - D) (Out Of Office)
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