Vic Snyder on Education

Last Updated : Nov 15, 2012

Funding and NCLB

In September of 2003, Senator Pryor issued a press statement noting his view that while he supported the goals of the No Child Left Behind plan, it has not been adequately funded.

Voting Record

College Cost Reduction and Access Act

The College Cost Reduction and Access Act is a significant education bill dealing largely with funding for higher education. The bill removes tuition sensitivity for Pell Grants, increases the amount available for Pell grants, Funds the Upward Bound program, establishes the TEACH Grants, reduces student loan repayment rates, sets deferments based on need and establishes some partner based grants. The bill got a great deal of support in the Senate and passed easily. Mark Pryor voted in favor of the College Cost Reduction and Access Act.

Mark Pryor voted in favor of the College Cost Reduction and Access Act.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-111; Bill Number-S 3605; America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 - Cosponsor

America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 or America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science Reauthorization Act of 2010

Session-110; Bill Number-S 761; America COMPETES Act - Cosponsor

A bill to invest in innovation and education to improve the competitiveness of the United States in the global economy.

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