Summary:To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students. Cosponsors (Somewhat Bipartisan)
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 7/23/19.
STATUS: Introduced 5/09/19 by Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38].
INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:
- “No parent wants their child to be bullied at school. Schools must be a safe place for our children to learn and grow and be protected from bullying. The Safe Schools Improvement Actwill give parents like me peace of mind to know all our children have an educational environment where they can learn without fear of harassment. I thank Rep. John Katko, Human Rights Campaign, GLSEN, and my colleagues for joining me in standing up for safer schools.” (Source: Rep. Sanchez, Press Release, 5/09/19)