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Committee on Education and LaborIntroducedJuly 10th, 2009
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SCORE (Strengthening Community Opportunities through Rural Education) Act of 2009
To establish the National Advisory Committee on Rural Education in the Department of Education.
SCORE (Strengthening Community Opportunities through Rural Education) Act of 2009 - Establishes, in the Department of Education, the National Advisory Committee on Rural Education to study, and make policy recommendations for overcoming, the unique challenges faced by rural public elementary and secondary school systems, including: (1) difficulties in recruiting and retaining teachers; (2) deficient or inadequate school or transportation facilities; (3) difficulties in effectively incorporating information technology; (4) dwindling numbers of recent postsecondary graduates returning to rural communities; and (5) limited and varied levels of funding. Requires the Secretary of Education or the Secretary's designee to appoint Advisory Committee members from among experts on rural public school systems.