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Reported to House amended (06/14/2011)

Setting New Priorities in Education Spending Act - Repeals specified provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

Lists the repealed provisions as those pertaining to:

  • the Early Reading First program, under subpart 2 of part B of title I;
  • the William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy programs, under subpart 3 of part B of title I;
  • improving literacy through school libraries, under subpart 4 of part B of title I;
  • demonstration projects of innovative practices for enabling children to meet state academic content and achievement standards, under part E of title I;
  • the Close Up Fellowship program, under part E of title I;
  • comprehensive school reform, under part F of title I;
  • school dropout prevention, under part H of title I;
  • school leadership, under subpart 5 of part A of title II;
  • advanced certification or advanced credentialing for teachers, under subpart 5 of part A of title II;
  • special education teacher training, under subpart 5 of part A of title II;
  • early childhood educator professional development, under subpart 5 of part A of title II;
  • teacher mobility, under subpart 5 of part A of title II;
  • the National Writing Project, under subpart 2 of part C of title II;
  • the teaching of traditional American history, under subpart 4 of part C of title II;
  • enhancing education through technology, under part D of title II;
  • programs to improve language instruction for limited English proficient children, under part B of title III;
  • state grants for safe and drug-free schools and communities, under subpart 1 of part A of title IV;
  • grants to reduce alcohol abuse, under subpart 2 of part A of title IV;
  • mentoring programs, under subpart 2 of part A of title IV;
  • elementary and secondary school counseling programs, under subpart 2 of part D of title V;
  • partnerships in character education, under subpart 3 of part D of title V;
  • smaller learning communities, under subpart 4 of part D of title V;
  • the Reading is Fundamental--Inexpensive Book Distribution program, under subpart 5 of part D of title V;
  • gifted and talented students, under subpart 6 of part D of title V;
  • the Star Schools program, under subpart 7 of part D of title V;
  • the Ready to Teach program, under subpart 8 of part D of title V;
  • the Foreign Language Assistance program, under subpart 9 of part D of title V;
  • the Carol M. White Physical Education Program, under subpart 10 of part D of title V;
  • community technology centers, under subpart 11 of part D of title V;
  • educational, cultural, apprenticeship, and exchange programs for Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and their historical whaling and trading partners in Massachusetts, under subpart 12 of part D of title V;
  • excellence in economic education, under subpart 13 of part D of title V;
  • grants to improve the mental health of children, under subpart 14 of part D of title V;
  • arts in education, under subpart 15 of part D of title V;
  • combatting domestic violence, under subpart 17 of part D of title V;
  • healthy, high-performance schools, under subpart 18 of part D of title V;
  • additional assistance for certain local educational agencies impacted by federal property acquisition, under subpart 20 of part D of title V;
  • the Women's Educational Equity Act, under subpart 21 of part D of title V;
  • the Native Hawaiian Education program, under part B of title VII; and
  • the Alaska Native Education program, under part C of title VII.