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  • Strengthening Education Through Research Act

    by Senator Mitch McConnell

    Posted on 2015-12-17

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    McCONNELL. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the immediate consideration of Calendar No. 13, S. 227.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the bill by title.

    The senior assistant legislative clerk read as follows: A bill (S. 227) to strengthen the Federal education research system to make research and evaluations more timely and relevant to State and local needs in order to increase student achievement.

    [[Page S8831]] There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the bill.

    Mr. McCONNELL. I ask unanimous consent that the Alexander substitute amendment be agreed to; the bill, as amended, be read a third time and passed; and that the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

    The amendment (No. 2933) in the nature of a substitute was agreed to.

    (The amendment is printed in today's Record under ``Text of Amendments.'') The bill (S. 227), as amended, was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading, was read the third time, and passed.


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