Bill Information

Graduation Promise Act (HR.778)

Aimed to increase high school graduation rates and target struggling students and dropouts through grants given to states to improve high schools, focus on state standards, create effective school models and develop school performance indicators and improvement benchmarks.

Sponsor: Ruben Hinojosa (D-TX)
Cosponsors: 30 Cosponsors (30 D, 0 R)
  • Laura Richardson - CA - D
  • Grace Napolitano - CA - D
  • Timothy Bishop - NY - D
  • Lucille Roybal-Allard - CA - D
  • Sheila Jackson Lee - TX - D
  • Robert Andrews - NJ - D
  • Silvestre Reyes - TX - D
  • Corrine Brown - FL - D
  • Robert Scott - VA - D
  • Carolyn McCarthy - NY - D
  • Raymond Green - TX - D
  • Jared Polis - CO - D
  • Raul Grijalva - AZ - D
  • Gregory Meeks - NY - D
  • Mazie Hirono - HI - D
  • Judy Chu - CA - D
  • Jesse Jackson - IL - D
  • Christopher Van Hollen - MD - D
  • Joe Baca - CA - D
  • Albio Sires - NJ - D
  • Danny Davis - IL - D
  • Eddie Johnson - TX - D
  • Susan Davis - CA - D
  • Ben Lujan - NM - D
  • John Lewis - GA - D
  • Charles Gonzalez - TX - D
  • Chaka Fattah - PA - D
  • David Wu - OR - D
  • John Larson - CT - D
  • Donald Payne - NJ - D
Introduced: Thu Feb 17
Related Bill: None
News and Analysis: None
Learn More: View in THOMAS
Bill Activity: Fri Mar 04
Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

Thu Feb 17
Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.