[Congressional Record Index (2013)]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]



COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES  related term(s) Education
  Addresses
      Comparison of Yale Model Congress to the U.S. Congress: Jonathan 
        Serota, E1880 [16DE], E1897 [19DE]
      Inauguration of Christopher Eisgruber as Princeton University 
        President: Christopher Eisgruber, E1499 [11OC]
      ------Hunter Rawlings, Association of American Universities, 
        E1490 [11OC]
  Amendments
      Dept. of Education: establish interest rates for new student 
        loans made on or after a certain date (H.R. 1911), S5847 
        [23JY], S5866, S5867, S5870, S5918, S5919 [24JY], H5214 [31JY]
      ------establish interest rates for new student loans made on or 
        after a certain date (H.R. 1911), consideration (H. Res. 232), 
        H2925 [23MY]
  Appointments
      Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, S1135 [5MR], 
        S6260 [1AU], H5171 [30JY]
      Gallaudet University Board of Trustees, S408 [30JA]
      U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors, S8983 [18DE]
      U.S. Coast Guard Academy Board of Visitors, S8983 [18DE], H2088 
        [17AP]
      U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors, S8983 [18DE], 
        H6466 [10OC], H7348 [21NO]
      U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors, S8983 [18DE], H1645 
        [20MR]
      U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors, S8983 [18DE]
  Articles and editorials
      Another View--Immigration Reform Plan Adds Disorder to a Failing 
        System (excerpt), S5228 [26JN]
      As March Madness Nears, So Does 50th Anniversary of MSU's ``Game 
        of Change'', S5664 [11JY]
      Bar Awards Scholarships To Help Students Continue Beating the 
        Odds, E774 [3JN]
      Former MSU President Donald Zacharias' Legacy One of 
        Transformation, S1783 [13MR]
      Four Loudoun Students Awarded ``Beat the Odds'' Scholarships, 
        E773 [3JN]
      Hometown Hero--Walnut Creek Attorney's 40 Years of Handing Out 
        Minority College Scholarships, E1402 [30SE]
      Hurley Named University of Pikeville President-Elect, S8450 
        [21NO]
      Lessons in Democracy, S4029 [10JN]
      Let's Renew VAWA Today, H798 [28FE]
      Playing Politics With Student Debt, S3974 [6JN]
      Prairie View A&M Student Fights for Voting Poll Site on Campus, 
        S6322 [10SE]
  Bills and resolutions
      AID: expand number of scholarships available to Pakistani women 
        under the Merit and Need-Based Scholarship Program (see S. 
        120), S214 [23JA]
      Armed Forces: allow members to defer principal on Federal 
        student loans for a certain period in connection with orders 
        for mobilization for war or national emergency (see S. 634), 
        S2146 [21MR]
      ------ensure allowances of members covered by Pay Our Military 
        Act include Dept. of Defense military tuition assistance 
        programs (see H.R. 3275), H6411 [8OC]
      ------ensure that members serving in a combat zone automatically 
        receive education benefits to which they are entitled (see 
        H.R. 1631), H2157 [18AP]
      ------extend interest rate limitation on debt entered into 
        during military service to debt incurred during military 
        service to consolidate or refinance student loans incurred 
        before military service (see S. 1399), S6072 [30JY] (see H.R. 
        2859), H5173 [30JY]
      ------preserve tuition assistance programs for members by 
        rescinding unobligated amounts for foreign assistance to Egypt 
        (see H.R. 1039), H1330 [11MR]
      ------prohibit assistance to Pakistan until tuition assistance 
        programs for members are fully funded (see H.R. 1253), H1630 
        [19MR]
      ------require continuation of tuition assistance programs for 
        members for the remainder of the fiscal year (see S. 614), 
        S1950 [19MR] (see H.R. 1265), H1630 [19MR]
      Bankruptcy: make privately issued student loans dischargeable 
        (see S. 114), S214 [23JA] (see H.R. 532), H410 [6FE]
      BLS: provide students with information from the Occupational 
        Employment Statistics Program and Occupational Outlook 
        Handbook (see H.R. 2584), H4174 [28JN]
      Business and industry: accelerate research, development, and 
        innovation in advanced manufacturing to improve 
        competitiveness (see H.R. 1421), H1856 [9AP]
      ------support community college and industry partnerships (see 
        S. 1269), S5526 [8JY] (see H.R. 2560), H4143 [27JN]
      Campus Fire Safety Month: designate (see S. Res. 259), S6886 
        [24SE]
      Coast Guard: improve quality of life for members and families 
        through expanded child care availability, increased 
        educational opportunities, and eased transition to post-
        service life (see S. 1760), S8457 [21NO]
      Commission on the Advancement of Social Enterprise: establish 
        (see H.R. 2043), H2773 [17MY]
      Credit: establish a mechanism to allow borrowers of private 
        education loans to refinance their loans (see S. 1266), S5499 
        [27JN]
      ------provide for removal of default information from a 
        borrower's credit report with respect to certain rehabilitated 
        education loans (see H.R. 2561), H4143 [27JN]
      ------provide for the discharge of student loan obligations upon 
        the death or disability of the student borrower (see S. 1773), 
        S8457 [21NO]
      Crime: improve education and prevention related to campus sexual 
        violence, intimate partner violence, and stalking (see S. 
        128), S284 [24JA] (see H.R. 812), H627 [25FE]
      ------require institutions that receive Federal funds to adopt 
        policies to prevent harassment and bullying (see S. 216), S469 
        [4FE] (see H.R. 482), H342 [4FE]
      David W. Dyer Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Miami, FL: 
        convey to Miami Dade College (see H.R. 1592), H2123 [17AP]
      Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.: anniversary (see S. Res. 13), 
        S285 [24JA] (see H. Res. 10), H33 [3JA]
      Dept. of Commerce: establish the Network for Manufacturing 
        Innovation (see S. 1468), S6208 [1AU] (see H.R. 2996), H5396 
        [2AU]
      Dept. of Defense: extend pilot program for the temporary 
        exchange of information technology personnel with private 
        industry and academia (see H.R. 2105), H2911 [22MY]
      Dept. of Education: add disclosure requirements to the 
        institution of higher education financial aid offer form and 
        make such form mandatory (see S. 1156), S4481 [13JN]
      ------allow certain student loan borrowers to refinance current 
        loans (see S. 1066), S3844 [23MY]
      ------authorize borrowers of Federal Direct Loan Program loans 
        to modify interest rate to be equal to interest rate at time 
        of modification (see H.R. 3047), H5398 [2AU]
      ------authorize nonprofit institutions of higher education to 
        provide payment to certain third-party entities (see H.R. 
        2525), H4079 [26JN]
      ------award grants in order to establish longitudinal personal 
        college readiness and savings online platforms for low-income 
        students (see S. 918), S3326 [9MY] (see H.R. 2155), H2953 
        [23MY]
      ------award grants to educational agencies and schools to 
        utilize technology to improve student achievement, college and 
        career readiness, teacher skills, and the education system 
        (see S. 1087), S3954 [4JN] (see H.R. 521), H410 [6FE]
      ------clarify the calculation of cohort default rates for 
        proprietary or for-profit institutions relative to 
        forebearance or deferment of student loans (see H.R. 1928), 
        H2568 [9MY]
      ------convene the Advisory Committee on Improving Postsecondary 
        Education Data (see H.R. 1949), H2574 [13MY]
      ------ensure children are ready for college or a career by 
        providing more State and local control over student, school, 
        and teacher evaluations and achievements (see S. 1101), S3987 
        [6JN]
      ------enter into voluntary, flexible agreements with certain 
        guaranty agencies to provide delinquency prevention and 
        default aversion services for Federal Direct Loan Program 
        borrowers (see H.R. 618), H454 [12FE]
      ------establish a demonstration program to provide skills to 
        classroom teachers and staff who work with children with 
        autism spectrum disorders (see H.R. 1509), H1956 [11AP]
      ------establish a grant program for institutions of higher 
        education to support student internships (see H.R. 2659), 
        H4482 [11JY]
      ------establish a Pay It Forward model for funding postsecondary 
        education that requires students to pay a percentage of their 
        income back into the fund upon graduation (see S. 1884), S9105 
        [20DE]
      ------establish a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math 
        (STEM) Master Teacher Corps program (see S. 358), S773 [14FE]
      ------establish an awards program recognizing excellence 
        exhibited by public school system employees providing services 
        to students in pre-kindergarten through higher education (see 
        S. 456), S1127 [5MR] (see H.R. 1763), H2351 [25AP]
      ------establish Federal-State partnership to increase higher 
        education funding and need-based student financial aid (see S. 
        1874), S9052 [19DE]
      ------establish interest rates for new student loans made on or 
        after a certain date (see H.R. 1911), H2567 [9MY]
      ------establish interest rates for new student loans made on or 
        after a certain date (H.R. 1911), consideration (see H. Res. 
        232), H2909 [22MY]
      ------establish student loan interest rates (see S. 1334), S5800 
        [18JY]
      ------establish the Honorable Stephanie Tubbs Jones Fire 
        Suppression Demonstration Incentive Program to promote 
        installation of fire sprinkler systems in student housing and 
        dormitories (see H.R. 1437), H1857 [9AP]
      ------extend reduced interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford 
        Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to pension 
        plans, expatriated entities, and the oil and gas industry (see 
        S. 953), S3430 [14MY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (see S. 707), S2589 [11AP] (see H.R. 1433), 
        H1857 [9AP] (see H.R. 1498), H1956 [11AP] (see H.R. 1595), 
        H2123 [17AP] (see H.R. 1876), H2532 [8MY] (see H.R. 2161), 
        H2953 [23MY] (see H.R. 2895), H5260 [31JY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to 
        pension plans (see S. 1238), S5498 [27JN] (see H.R. 2574), 
        H4173 [28JN]
      ------improve and expand geographic literacy among students by 
        improving professional development programs for teachers 
        offered through institutions of higher education (see S. 370), 
        S773 [14FE] (see H.R. 822), H658 [26FE]
      ------improve quality and accountability for educator 
        preparation programs (see S. 1062), S3844 [23MY] (see H.R. 
        2172), H2954 [23MY]
      ------improve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics 
        (STEM) education (see H.R. 3142), H5766 [19SE]
      ------improve the financial aid process for homeless and foster 
        youth (see S. 1754), S8457 [21NO]
      ------increase accountability of nonprofit athletic associations 
        by requiring member institutions to protect the health and 
        education of student athletes (see H.R. 2903), H5341 [1AU]
      ------increase participation of women, girls, and 
        underrepresented minorities in science, technology, 
        engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and industry 
        (see S. 1796), S8601 [10DE] (see H.R. 3690), H7627 [10DE]
      ------increase Pell Grants for the children of fallen police 
        officers, firefighters, and other public safety officers (see 
        H.R. 1969), H2602 [14MY]
      ------make Federal student loans more affordable by allowing for 
        adjustable-rate loans, income-based repayment caps, and cap on 
        Federal loan consolidation rate (see S. 1241), S5498 [27JN]
      ------make Federal student loans more affordable by allowing for 
        adjustable-rate loans, increasing cap on subsidized loans, and 
        refinancing current fixed-rate loans (see S. 909), S3256 [8MY] 
        (see H.R. 1946), H2568 [9MY]
      ------make grants for pilot programs at institutions of higher 
        education that support the use of open textbooks to achieve 
        savings for students (see S. 1704), S8049 [14NO] (see H.R. 
        3538), H7252 [19NO]
      ------make grants to support early college high schools and 
        other dual enrollment programs (see H.R. 551), H411 [6FE]
      ------make grants to support fire safety education programs on 
        college campuses (see S. 750), S2749 [17AP] (see H.R. 1609), 
        H2124 [17AP]
      ------make technical improvements to the Net Price Calculator 
        system to give prospective students a more accurate 
        understanding of the true cost of college (see H.R. 3694), 
        H7687 [11DE]
      ------prohibit from engaging in regulatory overreach relative to 
        institutional eligibility under student aid provisions of the 
        Higher Education Act (see H.R. 2637), H4369 [10JY]
      ------promote environmental education (see S. 1306), S5708 
        [16JY] (see H.R. 2702), H4523 [16JY]
      ------protect academic futures of collegiate student athletes 
        (see H.R. 3545), H7309 [20NO]
      ------provide education for homeless children and youths (see S. 
        833), S3029 [25AP]
      ------provide for institutional risk sharing in the Federal 
        student loan programs (see S. 1873), S9052 [19DE]
      ------provide for loan forgiveness for early childhood educators 
        (see S. 440), S1088 [4MR]
      ------provide funds for student loans through the FRS and ensure 
        that such loans are available at interest rates equivalent to 
        that at which the Government provides loans to banks (see S. 
        897), S3256 [8MY] (see H.R. 1979), H2603 [14MY]
      ------provide grants to State educational agencies and 
        institutions of higher education to strengthen elementary and 
        secondary computer science education (see S. 1407), S6126 
        [31JY] (see H.R. 2536), H4142 [27JN] (see H.R. 2982), H5396 
        [2AU]
      ------provide grants to States to ensure that students complete 
        the middle grades prepared for success in high school and 
        postsecondary endeavors (see S. 708), S2589 [11AP] (see H.R. 
        2316), H3287 [11JN]
      ------provide information to foster youth on their potential 
        eligibility for Federal student aid (see H.R. 2108), H2911 
        [22MY]
      ------provide new program review requirements relative to 
        colleges and universities (see S. 406), S1011 [28FE]
      ------reinstate year-round access to Pell Grants (see H.R. 
        1924), H2568 [9MY]
      ------repeal suspension of eligibility for grants, loans, and 
        work assistance for drug-related offenses (see H.R. 3510), 
        H7152 [15NO]
      ------require certain institutions of higher education to 
        provide notice of tuition levels for students (see H.R. 2020), 
        H2716 [16MY]
      ------reset interest rates for Federal Direct Stafford Loans 
        (see S. 682), S2501 [9AP] (see S. 1003), S3657 [21MY]
      ------restore and extend the grace period before repayment 
        begins on certain loans under the Federal Direct Loan Program 
        (see H.R. 2349), H3590 [13JN]
      ------restore fairness in education financing through student 
        loan forgiveness, Federal student loan interest rate caps, and 
        refinancing opportunities for private borrowers (see H.R. 
        1330), H1822 [21MR]
      ------review and improve regulation of proprietary or for-profit 
        institutions of higher education (see S. 1659), S7876 [6NO] 
        (see H.R. 3496), H7110 [14NO]
      ------simplify and improve Federal Direct Loan Program through 
        income-contingent repayment to protect borrowers and encourage 
        responsible borrowing (see H.R. 1716), H2298 [24AP]
      ------simplify the process for determining the need and 
        eligibility of students for financial assistance (see H.R. 
        2040), H2717 [16MY]
      ------stimulate collaboration with respect to, and provide for 
        coordination and coherence of, science, technology, 
        engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education initiatives (see 
        H.R. 1089), H1356 [12MR]
      ------strengthen student achievement and graduation rates, and 
        prepare young people for college, careers, and citizenship 
        through innovative partnerships (see H.R. 2237), H3094 [4JN]
      ------suspend, for a certain period, the use of adverse credit 
        history in determining eligibility for Federal Direct PLUS 
        Loans (see H.R. 2966), H5344 [1AU]
      ------update reporting requirements for institutions of higher 
        education and provide for more accurate and complete data on 
        student retention, graduation, and earnings outcomes (see S. 
        915), S3326 [9MY] (see H.R. 1937), H2568 [9MY]
      ------use excess revenue generated from the Federal Direct Loan 
        Program to carry out the Federal Pell Grant Program (see H.R. 
        2880), H5260 [31JY]
      ------verify eligibility of certain borrowers on loans submitted 
        to a guaranty agency for default aversion or already in 
        default before such borrowers obtain a consolidation loan (see 
        H.R. 1991), H2653 [15MY]
      Dept. of HHS: authorize additional funding for the Pregnancy 
        Assistance Fund (see S. 144), S284 [24JA]
      ------establish a grant program to improve mental and behavioral 
        health services on college campuses and develop a campaign to 
        educate campus communities about mental health (see H.R. 
        1100), H1357 [12MR]
      ------establish a grant program to recruit, train, deploy, and 
        professionally support psychiatric physicians in Indian health 
        programs (see H.R. 2037), H2717 [16MY]
      ------establish Frontline Providers Loan Repayment Program (see 
        H.R. 702), H545 [14FE]
      ------facilitate emergency medical services personnel training 
        and certification curriculums for veterans (see S. 1060), 
        S3844 [23MY]
      ------increase number of permanent faculty in palliative care at 
        allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, 
        and other programs, and promote education in palliative care 
        and hospice (see S. 641), S2146 [21MR] (see H.R. 1339), H1822 
        [21MR]
      ------provide for the participation of physical therapists in 
        the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program (see 
        S. 602), S1950 [19MR] (see H.R. 1252), H1629 [19MR]
      ------reauthorize Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical 
        Education Payment Program (see S. 1759), S8457 [21NO]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: establish a program to award grants 
        to institutions of higher education for the establishment or 
        expansion of cybersecurity professional development programs 
        (see H.R. 86), H30 [3JA]
      ------provide protection for certain Federal employees relative 
        to implementation of certain immigration policies regarding 
        the exercise of prosecutorial discretion (see H.R. 692), H545 
        [14FE]
      ------strengthen student visa background checks and improve 
        monitoring of foreign students in the U.S. (see H.R. 640), 
        H499 [13FE]
      Dept. of Justice: establish regional training centers to improve 
        the training of child protection professionals (see S. 1722), 
        S8186 [19NO]
      ------provide death benefits for campus police officers (see 
        H.R. 2235), H3094 [4JN]
      Dept. of Labor: establish a pilot program to facilitate 
        education and training programs in the field of advanced 
        manufacturing (see H.R. 1436), H1857 [9AP]
      ------prepare individuals with multiple barriers to employment 
        to enter the workforce by providing such individuals with 
        support services, job training, and education (see H.R. 546), 
        H411 [6FE]
      Dept. of State: authorize the Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange 
        Initiative focusing on peace and nonviolence in global 
        conflict resolution (see H.R. 1710), H2297 [24AP]
      Dept. of the Interior: provide technical or financial assistance 
        to Hispanic-serving institutions for the establishment of 
        historic preservation training and degree programs (see S. 
        1838), S8913 [17DE] (see H.R. 3178), H5832 [25SE]
      ------release reversionary interest in certain land conveyed to 
        Oregon for establishment of Oregon State University Hermiston 
        Agricultural Research and Extension Center (see S. 1437), 
        S6207 [1AU] (see H.R. 3366), H6901 [29OC]
      ------require a portion of revenues from new Federal mineral and 
        geothermal leases be paid to States to supplement education 
        (see H.R. 3460), H6997 [12NO]
      ------waive certain eligibility requirements relative to 
        tribally controlled colleges and universities assistance (see 
        H.R. 2069), H2838 [21MY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: award grants to establish, or expand 
        upon, master's degree or doctoral degree programs in orthotics 
        and prosthetics (see S. 522), S1592 [11MR]
      ------carry out a pilot program to provide outreach and support 
        services to veterans pursuing higher education under the Post-
        9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program (see H.R. 3056), 
        H5399 [2AU]
      ------codify and improve the election requirements for receipt 
        of educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Veterans 
        Educational Assistance Program (see H.R. 2481), H4037 [25JN]
      ------convey a parcel of land in Tuskegee, AL, to Tuskegee 
        University (see H.R. 1612), H2124 [17AP]
      ------deduct amounts for repayment from the last months of 
        educational assistance entitlement in cases of overpayments 
        under Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program (see 
        S. 930), S3371 [13MY]
      ------eliminate time limitation for use of eligibility and 
        entitlement to certain educational assistance (see H.R. 2169), 
        H2953 [23MY]
      ------expand authority of veterans to transfer entitlement to 
        Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program to 
        dependents (see H.R. 3514), H7152 [15NO]
      ------extend authority to carry out the Health Professional 
        Scholarship Program (see H.R. 3053), H5399 [2AU]
      ------extend Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education (see S. 
        1643), S7795 [4NO] (see H.R. 2011), H2716 [16MY]
      ------improve enrollment of veterans in certain educational 
        courses (see H.R. 3456), H6997 [12NO]
      ------improve Health Professionals Education Assistance Program 
        (see S. 845), S3029 [25AP]
      ------increase age limit for children using transferred Post-9/
        11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program benefits (see H.R. 
        3515), H7152 [15NO]
      ------make certain records available to educational institutions 
        where veterans or persons receiving educational assistance are 
        enrolled (see H.R. 2749), H4825 [19JY]
      ------make grants with minority-serving institutions to 
        establish verified delivery systems to address social and 
        academic problems facing veterans enrolled at such 
        institutions (see H.R. 1251), H1629 [19MR]
      ------permit the centralized reporting of veterans enrollment by 
        certain groups, districts, and consortiums of educational 
        institutions (see H.R. 331), H221 [22JA]
      ------protect the phrases GI Bill and Post-9/11 GI Bill from 
        inappropriate or misleading marketing by entities targeting 
        veterans (see S. 1211), S4793 [20JN]
      ------provide additional assistance under the Post-9/11 Veterans 
        Educational Assistance Program to veterans pursuing degrees in 
        science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) (see S. 514), 
        S1592 [11MR] (see H.R. 1816), H2393 [26AP]
      ------provide equity for tuition and fees for individuals 
        entitled to assistance under the Post-9/11 Veterans 
        Educational Assistance Program who are pursuing education 
        programs (see S. 262), S520 [7FE] (see H.R. 595), H431 [8FE]
      ------reestablish Professional Certification and Licensure 
        Advisory Committee (see H.R. 2942), H5343 [1AU]
      ------repeal time limitations on eligibility for use of All-
        Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program benefits and 
        improve veterans education outreach (see S. 863), S3091 [6MY]
      ------require college courses that are approved for purposes of 
        educational assistance programs to charge veterans tuition and 
        fees at the in-State tuition rate (see S. 944), S3429 [14MY]
      ------support university law school programs designed to provide 
        legal assistance to veterans (see S. 1042), S3843 [23MY] (see 
        H.R. 3477), H7051 [13NO]
      Depts. of Defense and Veterans Affairs: improve oversight of 
        educational assistance (see S. 1717), S8049 [14NO]
      Depts. of Energy and Labor: establish a program to provide for 
        workforce training and education at community colleges in 
        sustainable energy (see H.R. 2029), H2717 [16MY]
      Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics 
        Act: provide further clarity for institutions of higher 
        education (see H.R. 561), H412 [6FE]
      District of Columbia: establish District of Columbia National 
        Guard Educational Assistance Program (see H.R. 2469), H3989 
        [20JN]
      Economy: jump-start economic recovery through formation and 
        growth of new businesses (see S. 310), S707 [13FE] (see H.R. 
        714), H546 [14FE]
      ------provide tax relief for workers and businesses, rebuild and 
        modernize country's infrastructure, and provide pathways back 
        to work for those looking for jobs (see H.R. 2821), H5050 
        [24JY]
      Education: enhance entrance counseling and exit counseling for 
        student borrowers (see S. 546), S1785 [13MR]
      ------establish partnerships to create or enhance educational 
        and skills development pathways to 21st century careers (see 
        S. 1370), S5968 [25JY]
      ------improve and provide all students with the opportunity to 
        succeed (see S. 3), S42 [22JA]
      ------improve equality of access to technology-enabled education 
        innovations and understanding of how certain partnerships 
        design and implement such innovations in ways that improve 
        student outcomes (see H.R. 3325), H6768 [23OC]
      ------increase participation of historically underrepresented 
        demographic groups in science, technology, engineering, and 
        mathematics (STEM) education and industry (see S. 288), S657 
        [12FE]
      ------promote innovative education practices, help States and 
        local educational agencies ensure high-quality English 
        proficiency instruction, and provide college and career 
        knowledge to English learners (see S. 1043), S3843 [23MY]
      ------provide relief to State education budgets during a 
        recovering economy and help fulfill the Federal mandate to 
        provide higher education opportunities for Native Americans 
        (see S. 765), S2797 [18AP] (see H.R. 1658), H2158 [18AP]
      ------reduce and prevent sale and use of fraudulent degrees in 
        order to protect the integrity of valid higher education 
        degrees that are used for Federal purposes (see H.R. 2234), 
        H3094 [4JN]
      ------require additional disclosures and protections for 
        students and cosigners relative to student loans (see H.R. 
        2961), H5343 [1AU]
      ------require certain protections for student loan borrowers 
        (see S. 1803), S8668 [11DE]
      Employment: allow that certain Federal job training and career 
        education programs give priority to programs that lead to 
        recognized postsecondary credentials (see H.R. 497), H370 
        [5FE]
      ------provide funds to States, local government, and community-
        based organizations to save and create local jobs through 
        retention, restoration, or expansion of services needed by 
        local communities (see H.R. 2889), H5260 [31JY]
      Emporia State University: anniversary (see S. Res. 33), S708 
        [13FE] (see H. Res. 73), H596 [15FE]
      Engineering: establish and operate Advanced Composites 
        Development Centers (see H.R. 2034), H2717 [16MY]
      Federal aid programs: amend the process by which students with 
        certain special circumstances apply for Federal financial aid 
        (see H.R. 3446), H6997 [12NO]
      ------restrict institutions of higher education from using 
        Federal educational assistance funds for advertising, 
        marketing, or recruiting purposes (see S. 528), S1710 [12MR] 
        (see H.R. 340), H222 [22JA]
      Financial institutions: require private educational lenders to 
        obtain certain certifications from institutions of higher 
        education (see S. 113), S214 [23JA] (see H.R. 3612), H7354 
        [21NO]
      Financial literacy: provide grants to promote (see S. 829), 
        S3028 [25AP] (see S. 1532), S6647 [19SE] (see H.R. 2920), 
        H5342 [1AU]
      Florida Gulf Coast University: tribute to men's basketball team 
        (see H. Res. 150), H1909 [10AP]
      Gonzaga University: anniversary (see S. Res. 25), S439 [31JA]
      Health care professionals: establish fair and consistent 
        eligibility requirements for graduate medical schools 
        operating outside the U.S. and Canada (see S. 1822), S8771 
        [12DE]
      Higher Education Regulatory Reform Task Force: establish (see 
        H.R. 3412), H6952 [30OC]
      Immigration: admit for permanent residence certain aliens who 
        have postgraduate degrees in certain fields of study and 
        exempt such aliens from H-1B nonimmigrant numerical 
        limitations (see H.R. 1227), H1548 [15MR]
      ------authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to 
        live and work in the U.S. and provide funding for science, 
        technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education (see S. 
        169), S357 [29JA]
      ------enhance competitiveness through encouragement of high-
        skilled immigration (see H.R. 2131), H2952 [23MY]
      ------establish entrepreneur-based immigrant category for aliens 
        who have completed or are in the process of completing a 
        degree in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) 
        related fields (see H.R. 1760), H2351 [25AP]
      ------provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates and 
        eliminate the diversity immigrant program (see S. 303), S707 
        [13FE] (see H.R. 459), H341 [4FE]
      Kansas State University: anniversary (see S. Res. 34), S708 
        [13FE] (see H. Res. 70), H547 [14FE]
      Loyola University Chicago: tribute to 1963 men's basketball team 
        (see S. Res. 194), S5620 [10JY] (see H. Res. 298), H4483 
        [11JY]
      Medicare: provide for a primary care graduate medical education 
        pilot project to improve access to the primary care workforce 
        (see H.R. 487), H342 [4FE]
      Mississippi State University: tribute to 1963 men's basketball 
        team (see S. Res. 194), S5620 [10JY]
      National Center for Campus Public Safety: establish and operate 
        (see S. 433), S1012 [28FE] (see H.R. 359), H278 [23JA]
      National Day of Silence: support goals and ideals (see H. Con. 
        Res. 33), H2159 [18AP]
      National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week: designate (see S. 
        Res. 240), S6597 [18SE]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        designate (see S. Res. 261), S6960 [26SE]
      ------support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 357), H5833 [25SE]
      National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week: designate (see 
        S. Res. 293), S8000 [13NO]
      NOAA: establish a National Flood Research and Education Center 
        (see H.R. 3034), H5398 [2AU]
      North Dakota State University: tribute to football team (see S. 
        Res. 32), S708 [13FE]
      Oaths: require congressional approval prior to changes in oaths 
        for military enlistment, civil service or uniformed services 
        appointments, and appointment as a cadet or midshipman at 
        military service academy (see H.R. 3416), H6952 [30OC]
      Office of Science and Technology Policy: ensure that Federal 
        science agencies and institutions of higher education 
        receiving Federal research and development funding are fully 
        engaging their entire talent pool (see H.R. 1358), H1823 
        [21MR]
      Owens, Jesse: tribute (see S. Res. 226), S6446 [12SE]
      Pennsylvania State University: tribute to IFC/Panhellenic Dance 
        Marathon (THON) to raise money for the Penn State Hershey 
        Children's Hospital Four Diamonds Fund (see S. Res. 68), S1229 
        [6MR] (see H. Res. 103), H1320 [6MR]
      Privacy: prohibit employers, schools, and universities from 
        requiring employees or enrollees to provide a user name, 
        password, or other access to a personal social networking 
        account (see H.R. 537), H411 [6FE]
      Schools: increase amount of loan forgiveness available to 
        highly-qualified teachers employed in low-income schools who 
        teach in the same school district for five consecutive years 
        (see H.R. 2881), H5260 [31JY]
      Science: assist scientists in commercializing their ideas by 
        awarding grants to innovative technology transfer programs at 
        universities, research institutes, and national laboratories 
        (see H.R. 2981), H5396 [2AU]
      SEC: revise certain rules relative to the status of qualified 
        prepaid tuition programs under securities laws (see H.R. 
        3029), H5397 [2AU]
      Southern New Hampshire University: tribute to men's soccer team 
        (see S. Res. 326), S9105 [20DE]
      States: exempt certain State-provided loan programs from being 
        subject to preferred lender arrangement requirements (see H.R. 
        1529), H1991 [12AP] (see H.R. 3371), H6901 [29OC]
      Taxation: allow a credit for contributions to a trust used to 
        provide need-based college scholarships (see H.R. 380), H279 
        [23JA]
      ------allow a deduction for higher education expenses in a 
        program of study in science, technology, engineering, or 
        mathematics (STEM) (see H.R. 1353), H1823 [21MR]
      ------allow certain individuals a credit against income tax for 
        contributions to certain college savings plans (see H.R. 529), 
        H410 [6FE]
      ------allow employers a credit against income tax as an 
        incentive to partner with educational institutions to provide 
        skills training for students (see H.R. 1271), H1630 [19MR]
      ------allow employers an income tax credit as an incentive to 
        partner with community colleges or other educational 
        institutions to improve workforce development and job training 
        for students (see H.R. 1747), H2350 [25AP]
      ------allow nontaxable employer matching contributions to 
        section 529 college savings plans (see H.R. 2965), H5344 [1AU]
      ------allow qualified scholarship funding corporations to access 
        tax-exempt financing for alternative private student loans 
        (see H.R. 2573), H4173 [28JN]
      ------consolidate and modify the Hope Scholarship Credit, 
        Lifetime Learning Credit, and American Opportunity Tax Credit 
        (see H.R. 3437), H6953 [30OC]
      ------consolidate certain tax benefits for educational expenses 
        (see H.R. 3393), H6951 [30OC]
      ------consolidate the current education tax incentives into one 
        credit against income tax for higher education expenses (see 
        S. 1090), S3954 [4JN] (see H.R. 2253), H3095 [4JN]
      ------exclude from gross income amounts paid by employer on an 
        employee's student loans (see H.R. 395), H280 [23JA]
      ------expand access to Coverdell education savings accounts (see 
        H.R. 1032), H1327 [7MR] (see H.R. 2006), H2654 [15MY]
      ------expand Coverdell education savings accounts to allow home 
        schooling expenses, adjust contributions for inflation, and 
        make expansion of such accounts permanent (see S. 86), S213 
        [23JA]
      ------extend and modify the American Opportunity Tax Credit (see 
        S. 835), S3029 [25AP] (see H.R. 1738), H2350 [25AP] (see H.R. 
        3476), H7051 [13NO]
      ------extend certain expiring provisions of the Internal Revenue 
        Code (see S. 1859), S9051 [19DE]
      ------extend deduction for qualified tuition and related 
        expenses (see H.R. 3094), H5546 [12SE]
      ------improve and expand education savings accounts (see S. 
        1515), S6597 [18SE]
      ------increase the deduction allowed for student loan interest 
        (see H.R. 1527), H1991 [12AP]
      ------provide collegiate housing and infrastructure grants (see 
        S. 654), S2328 [22MR] (see H.R. 1449), H1857 [9AP]
      ------provide exclusion for assistance provided to certain 
        veterinary student loan repayment or forgiveness program 
        participants (see S. 553), S1785 [13MR] (see H.R. 1125), H1395 
        [13MR]
      ------require student Social Security numbers and employer 
        identification numbers for education tax credits (see H.R. 
        856), H701 [27FE]
      Territories: encourage students to become civically engaged 
        through local and Federal government fellowships (see H.R. 
        512), H370 [5FE]
      U.S. Access Board: develop accessibility guidelines for 
        electronic instructional materials and related information 
        technologies in institutions of higher education (see H.R. 
        3505), H7151 [15NO]
      U.S. Coast Guard Academy: modify process for congressional 
        nomination of individuals for appointment as cadets (see H.R. 
        1516), H1956 [11AP]
      U.S. service academies: making continuing appropriations for 
        operations (see H.J. Res. 88), H6289 [4OC]
      Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest: convey a small parcel of 
        land to Brigham Young University (see S. 28), S42 [22JA] (see 
        H.R. 253), H168 [15JA]
      Unemployment: ensure that individuals in an authorized job 
        training program or completing degree or certificate work 
        remain eligible for regular unemployment compensation (see 
        H.R. 1530), H1991 [12AP]
      University of Alabama: tribute to football team (see S. Res. 
        19), S329 [28JA]
      University of Louisville: tribute to men's basketball team (see 
        S. Res. 100), S2684 [16AP]
      ------tribute to women's basketball team (see S. Res. 100), 
        S2684 [16AP]
      University of Minnesota: tribute to women's hockey team (see S. 
        Res. 123), S3030 [25AP]
      University of Minnesota Duluth: observance of National Student 
        Employment Week (see S. Res. 96), S2589 [11AP]
      University of Washington: tribute to men's crew team (see H. 
        Res. 267), H3687 [17JN]
      Veterans: require college courses that are approved for purposes 
        of Dept. of Veterans Affairs educational assistance programs 
        to charge veterans tuition and fees at the in-State tuition 
        rate (see S. 257), S520 [7FE] (see H.R. 357), H278 [23JA]
      Water Resources Research Act: reauthorize grants for and require 
        applied water supply research regarding water resources 
        research and technology institutes (see S. 970), S3569 [16MY]
  Cloture motions
      Dept. of Education: extend reduced interest rate for Federal 
        Direct Stafford Loans through Tax Code modifications relative 
        to pension plans, expatriated entities, and the oil and gas 
        industry (S. 953), motion to proceed, S3949 [4JN], S3977 [6JN]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to 
        pension plans (S. 1238), motion to proceed, S5522 [8JY], S5595 
        [10JY]
      ------reset interest rates for Federal Direct Stafford Loans (S. 
        1003), motion to proceed, S3949 [4JN], S3977 [6JN]
  Letters
      Federal Direct Stafford Loan reduced interest rate extension: 
        Christina Bonarrigo, E987 [28JN], E1016 [8JY]
      Impact of budget sequestration on science funding agencies: 
        University of Hawaii at Manoa professor, S8963 [18DE]
      Keep Student Loans Affordable Act: several youth, consumer, 
        civil rights, and educational organizations, S5545 [9JY]
      Smarter Solutions for Students Act: Lisa M. Maatz, American 
        Association of University Women, H2924 [23MY]
  Lists
      Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the 
        Council for Advancement and Support of Education Professors of 
        the Year Award recipients, S8047 [14NO]
      Duke University men's lacrosse team members, E857 [14JN]
      Maine employers with current policies to prohibit employment 
        discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender 
        identity, S7788 [4NO]
      National Academy of Inventors, Inc., Charter Fellow inductees, 
        E226 [28FE]
      New Jersey 11th Congressional District service academy nominees, 
        E65 [25JA]
      Stennis Congressional Intern Program participants, S5965 [25JY]
      Texas 3d Congressional District service academy nominees, E886 
        [17JN]
      United Health Foundation Diverse Scholar Initiative 
        participants, E1072 [17JY]
      University of Montana men's basketball team, S2022 [20MR]
      University of Montana women's basketball team, S2022 [20MR]
      University of North Carolina women's lacrosse team members, E869 
        [14JN]
  Motions
      Dept. of Education: establish interest rates for new student 
        loans made on or after a certain date (H.R. 1911), H2937 
        [23MY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to 
        pension plans (S. 1238), S5584 [10JY], S5675 [15JY], S5717 
        [17JY]
  Remarks in House
      Affordability, H2795-H2801 [20MY], H3026 [4JN], H4866 [23JY], 
        H4991 [24JY], H5054 [25JY]
      Albrecht, Katherine: Dept. of State Fulbright Award recipient, 
        E256 [7MR]
      Alpha Epsilon Pi (fraternal organization): anniversary, E1910 
        [23DE]
      Alpha Epsilon Pi International Fraternity: anniversary, E1221 
        [2AU]
      Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.: anniversary of Kappa Omega 
        chapter, E279 [13MR]
      ------tribute, E237 [4MR]
      American Muslim Alliance of Florida: tribute, E761 [23MY]
      Angelo State University: tribute to men's and women's track and 
        field teams, H2446 [7MY]
      Arizona State University: anniversary of School of Social Work, 
        E840 [11JN]
      ------tribute to Biodesign Institute, E1265 [9SE]
      Armed Forces: prohibit assistance to Pakistan until tuition 
        assistance programs for members are fully funded, H1552 [18MR]
      ------require continuation of tuition assistance programs for 
        members for the remainder of the fiscal year, H1792 [21MR]
      ------require continuation of tuition assistance programs for 
        members for the remainder of the fiscal year (H.R. 1265), 
        H1644 [20MR]
      Ashland University: tribute to women's basketball team, H2075 
        [17AP]
      Assemi, Darius: Fresno State Alumni Association Top Dog 
        Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient, E1543 [22OC]
      Association of Former Members of Congress: tribute to Congress 
        to Campus program, H2615 [15MY]
      Ball State University: tribute to football team, E1459 [8OC]
      Betzer, Peter R.: Achievement Rewards for College Scientists 
        (ARCS) Foundation STEM Visionary Catalyst Award recipient, E88 
        [4FE]
      Big Sandy Community and Technical College: anniversary, E615 
        [8MY]
      Bostic, Alexandra: National Interscholastic Athletic 
        Administrators Association national scholarship recipient, 
        E1333 [18SE]
      Bowie State University: tribute to men's basketball team, E388 
        [9AP]
      Buffalo, NY: tribute to redevelopment of a former steel plant 
        into a clean energy research campus, H7314 [21NO]
      Buffalo State College: tribute to men's and women's basketball 
        teams' graduating seniors, E156 [14FE]
      Business and industry: accelerate research, development, and 
        innovation in advanced manufacturing to improve 
        competitiveness (H.R. 1421), E1647 [13NO]
      ------establish a pilot program to facilitate education and 
        training programs in the field of advanced manufacturing, 
        H5430 [9SE]
      Cairn University: anniversary, E1795 [5DE]
      California Lutheran University: tribute to Elton & Janice 
        Gallegly Center for Public Service & Civic Engagement, E1420 
        [2OC]
      California Polytechnic State University: dedication of Warren J. 
        Baker Center for Science and Mathematics, E1599 [30OC]
      Camden County College: tribute to Garden State Pathways Program 
        graduates, E678 [16MY]
      Canisius College: anniversary of Women's Business Center, E1472 
        [10OC]
      Case Western Reserve University: anniversary of Federal 
        Depository Library, E1613 [30OC]
      Cisneros, Jesus: Clinton Global Initiative University 
        Commitments Challenge winner, E842 [11JN]
      City Colleges of Chicago: tribute to graduating class, H2415 
        [6MY]
      College of Central Florida: tribute to men's basketball team, 
        E479 [17AP]
      College Station, TX: anniversary, H7003 [13NO]
      Colorado: tribute to 4th Congressional District service academy 
        nominees, E701 [20MY]
      Computers: prohibit funding for university cybersecurity 
        scholarship or grant programs for graduate students from enemy 
        nations, possible enemy nations, or any nation engaged in 
        cyber attacks against the U.S., H2047 [16AP]
      Concordia University Chicago: anniversary, H6423 [9OC]
      Congress: goals of the 113th Congress, E14 [4JA]
      ------legislative priorities, H3239 [6JN], H3766 [19JN]
      Congressional Black Caucus: legislative priorities, H7384-H7390 
        [2DE]
      Connecticut: tribute to Peace Corps volunteers, E230 [28FE]
      Connersville, IN: anniversary of Ivy Tech Community College, 
        E308 [15MR]
      Cooper, Chris: University of North Carolina Board of Governors 
        Award for Excellence in Teaching recipient, E1205 [2AU]
      Corps of Engineers: consult key stakeholders, including State 
        and local governments and water districts and minority-serving 
        institutions, on storm damage reduction projects that affect 
        underrepresented communities, H6719 [23OC]
      Crime: improve education and prevention related to campus sexual 
        violence, intimate partner violence, and stalking, H679 
        [27FE], H741, H798 [28FE]
      ------improve education and prevention related to campus sexual 
        violence, intimate partner violence, and stalking (H.R. 812), 
        E179 [25FE]
      Cuesta College: anniversary, E510 [23AP]
      Cutcliffe, David: Walter Camp Football Foundation Coach of the 
        Year award recipient, E1841 [11DE]
      Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.: anniversary, H4530, H4534 
        [17JY], H4609 [18JY], E86 [4FE], E393 [9AP], E1054 [11JY], 
        E1092 [18JY]
      ------tribute to national convention, E1055 [11JY]
      DePauw University: tribute to women's basketball team, E389 
        [9AP]
      Dept. of Agriculture: reform Cooperative Forestry Program 
        matching funds requirement for eligible historically Black 
        land-grant institutions, E930, E933, E936 [20JN]
      Dept. of Commerce: establish the Network for Manufacturing 
        Innovation (H.R. 2996), H6212 [3OC]
      Dept. of Defense: continue provision of tuition assistance for 
        Armed Forces members, H3530 [13JN]
      ------determine whether Science, Mathematics and Research for 
        Transformation Scholarship for Service Program is meeting the 
        department's technical personnel needs, H3561 [13JN]
      ------require service academies to incorporate sexual assault 
        prevention into ethics curricula, H3561 [13JN]
      Dept. of Education: allow continuation of existing Federal 
        student loan servicing contracts for not-for-profit servicers, 
        H8075, H8082 [12DE]
      ------clarify that Federal funds may be used for teacher 
        professional development in computer science education, H4715, 
        H4716 [18JY]
      ------convene the Advisory Committee on Improving Postsecondary 
        Education Data (H.R. 1949), H2895-H2898 [22MY]
      ------educational opportunity outreach programs funding, H3009, 
        H3010 [3JN]
      ------establish interest rates for new student loans made on or 
        after a certain date (H.R. 1911), H2751 [17MY], H2788, H2795-
        H2801 [20MY], H2903-H2909 [22MY], H2916, H2917, H2926-H2942 
        [23MY], H2968 [3JN], H3107, H3109 [5JN], H3271 [11JN], H3299 
        [12JN], H3369, H3371 [13JN], H3638 [14JN], H3697 [18JN], 
        H3768, H3770 [19JN], H3969 [20JN], H3998, H4002, H4024 [25JN], 
        H4042, H4045, H4046, H4047, H4048, H4052-H4054 [26JN], H4095, 
        H4132, H4133, H4134 [27JN], H4161 [28JN], H4226-H4228 [9JY], 
        H4316 [10JY], H4515 [16JY], H4864 [23JY], H4984 [24JY], H5054 
        [25JY], H5100 [30JY], E771 [3JN], E983 [27JN]
      ------establish interest rates for new student loans made on or 
        after a certain date (H.R. 1911), Senate amendment, H5187, 
        H5214-H5221 [31JY], E1185 [1AU], E1212, E1214, E1220 [2AU]
      ------establish interest rates for new student loans made on or 
        after a certain date (H.R. 1911), consideration (H. Res. 232), 
        H2917-H2926 [23MY]
      ------establish interest rates for new student loans made on or 
        after a certain date (H.R. 1911), motion to recommit, H2937, 
        H2938 [23MY]
      ------extend Pay as You Earn Repayment Plan to past student loan 
        borrowers, H2936 [23MY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans, H2921 [23MY], H3294 [12JN], H3370 [13JN], 
        H3593 [14JN], H3735 [18JN], H4147 [28JN], H4318, H4321, H4322 
        [10JY], H4515 [16JY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (H.R. 1433), H2904 [22MY], H3107 [5JN]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (H.R. 1498), H2903, H2904 [22MY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (H.R. 1595), H2258 [24AP], H2500, H2501 [8MY], 
        H2589 [14MY], H2930, H2934, H2936, H2937, H2942 [23MY], H3026 
        [4JN], H3102 [5JN], H3262 [11JN], H3360 [13JN], H3697, H3718 
        [18JN], H3998, H4012-H4015 [25JN], H4051, H4052-H4054 [26JN], 
        H4092 [27JN], H4162 [28JN], H4608 [18JY], E947 [20JN]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (H.R. 1876), H2526 [8MY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (H.R. 2161), H2907 [22MY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to 
        pension plans (H.R. 2574), H4226-H4228 [9JY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to 
        pension plans (S. 1238), H4221 [9JY]
      ------make Federal student loans more affordable by allowing for 
        adjustable-rate loans, increasing cap on subsidized loans, and 
        refinancing current fixed-rate loans (H.R. 1946), H2929, H2934 
        [23MY]
      ------protect students from higher education costs and increased 
        student loan interest rates, H1613 [19MR], H2902-H2906 [22MY], 
        H3228 [6JN], H3695 [18JN]
      ------protect students from initial teaser interest rates on 
        student loans that lead to higher long-term costs, H2937, 
        H2938 [23MY]
      ------provide funds for student loans through the FRS and ensure 
        that such loans are available at interest rates equivalent to 
        that at which the Government provides loans to banks (H.R. 
        1979), H2722 [17MY], H2937 [23MY], E1212 [2AU]
      ------provide grants to State educational agencies and 
        institutions of higher education to strengthen elementary and 
        secondary computer science education, H4612 [18JY]
      ------provide grants to State educational agencies and 
        institutions of higher education to strengthen elementary and 
        secondary computer science education (H.R. 2536), H7633, H7637 
        [11DE]
      ------reinstate year-round access to Pell Grants (H.R. 1924), 
        H2525 [8MY]
      ------report on feasibility of student loan forgiveness to those 
        who start businesses in economically depressed areas, H2924 
        [23MY]
      ------require certain institutions of higher education to 
        provide notice of tuition levels for students (H.R. 2020), 
        H2905 [22MY]
      ------restore and extend the grace period before repayment 
        begins on certain loans under the Federal Direct Loan Program 
        (H.R. 2349), H3658 [17JN]
      ------restore fairness in education financing through student 
        loan forgiveness, Federal student loan interest rate caps, and 
        refinancing opportunities for private borrowers (H.R. 1330), 
        H2286 [24AP], H2798, H2799 [20MY], H2934 [23MY], E356 [21MR]
      ------simplify and improve Federal Direct Loan Program through 
        income-contingent repayment to protect borrowers and encourage 
        responsible borrowing (H.R. 1716), H2928 [23MY], H5217 [31JY]
      ------support professional development for science, technology, 
        engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, H4715 [18JY]
      Dept. of Energy: environmental justice for minority and low-
        income populations funding, H4286, H4287 [9JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: expand membership in Centers of 
        Excellence program, H3199 [5JN]
      Dept. of Labor: establish a pilot program to facilitate 
        education and training programs in the field of advanced 
        manufacturing (H.R. 1436), H1962 [12AP]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: codify and improve the election 
        requirements for receipt of educational assistance under the 
        Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program (H.R. 2481), 
        H6794-H6800 [28OC], H7557 [5DE]
      ------eliminate time limitation for use of eligibility and 
        entitlement to certain educational assistance (H.R. 2169), 
        H3367 [13JN], H6838 [29OC]
      ------expand authority of veterans to transfer entitlement to 
        Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program to 
        dependents (H.R. 3514), E1681 [15NO]
      ------extend Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education (H.R. 
        2011), H2667 [16MY], H6804-H6806 [28OC], E1597 [29OC]
      ------increase age limit for children using transferred Post-9/
        11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program benefits (H.R. 
        3515), E1681 [15NO]
      ------make grants with minority-serving institutions to 
        establish verified delivery systems to address social and 
        academic problems facing veterans enrolled at such 
        institutions (H.R. 1251), H1641 [20MR]
      ------permit the centralized reporting of veterans enrollment by 
        certain groups, districts, and consortiums of educational 
        institutions, H6798, H6799 [28OC]
      ------provide equity for tuition and fees for individuals 
        entitled to assistance under the Post-9/11 Veterans 
        Educational Assistance Program who are pursuing education 
        programs (H.R. 595), H2285 [24AP]
      ------support university law school programs designed to provide 
        legal assistance to veterans (H.R. 3477), E1643 [13NO]
      DeVries, Anna: Dept. of State Fulbright Award recipient, E255 
        [7MR]
      Ding, Manning: Dept. of State Fulbright Award recipient, E258 
        [7MR]
      District of Columbia: establish District of Columbia National 
        Guard Educational Assistance Program (H.R. 2469), E942 [20JN]
      Donia, Taylor: International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 830 
        Scholarship recipient, E608 [7MY]
      Drury University: tribute to men's basketball team, E623 [8MY]
      ------tribute to women's swimming and diving team, E623 [8MY]
      Duke University: anniversary of integration of African American 
        students, E1428 [3OC]
      ------Dept. of Education Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Disertation 
        Research Abroad Grant recipient, E1617 [30OC]
      ------tribute to men's lacrosse team, E857 [14JN]
      Economy: impact of Government regulations, H3262 [11JN]
      ------provide tax relief for workers and businesses, rebuild and 
        modernize country's infrastructure, and provide pathways back 
        to work for those looking for jobs, H157 [15JA], H1576 [19MR], 
        H3106 [5JN], H5430 [9SE]
      ------provide tax relief for workers and businesses, rebuild and 
        modernize country's infrastructure, and provide pathways back 
        to work for those looking for jobs (H.R. 2821), H4990 [24JY], 
        H5184 [31JY], H5275 [1AU], H5516 [12SE], H5599 [18SE], H5678 
        [19SE]
      Education: anniversary of Title IX, prohibiting gender 
        discrimination in educational and athletic programs and its 
        critical role in guaranteeing equal educational opportunities 
        for women and girls, H3028 [4JN], E814, E827 [6JN]
      ------funding, H1707 [20MR]
      ------impact of budget sequestration on research and education, 
        H7404 [3DE]
      ------impact of Government shutdown, H5842 [26SE], H5936, H5937, 
        H5938 [28SE]
      ------importance of investment in public education, H4514, H4515 
        [16JY]
      ------increase participation of historically underrepresented 
        demographic groups in science, technology, engineering, and 
        mathematics (STEM) education and industry, H2286, H2287, H2289 
        [24AP]
      ------Pell Grants funding, H1387 [13MR], H2285, H2287 [24AP]
      ------promote civic education, H5374 [2AU]
      ------recognize importance of investment in public education 
        programs and promote and improve education opportunities for 
        underserved populations, H2283-H2289 [24AP]
      ------simplify and strengthen Federal school aid programs, H2310 
        [25AP]
      ------tribute to the Uni-Capitol Washington Internship 
        Programme, E86 [4FE]
      Elmira College: tribute to women's ice hockey team, E342 [20MR]
      Employment: allow that certain Federal job training and career 
        education programs give priority to programs that lead to 
        recognized postsecondary credentials (H.R. 497), H1923 [11AP]
      Emporia State University: anniversary (H. Res. 73), H554 [15FE]
      Financial literacy: require financial literacy and economic 
        education counseling for student borrowers, H2935 [23MY]
      Florida Atlantic University: anniversary, E1488 [11OC]
      Florida Gulf Coast University: tribute to men's basketball team, 
        H1872 [10AP]
      Florida International University: College of Education 
        ``Creating Latino Access to a Valuable Education'' (CLAVE) 
        Program Excelencia in Education (organization) ``Example of 
        Excelencia'' honoree, E1391 [27SE]
      ------tribute, H5794 [20SE]
      Fort Worth, TX: tribute to Trimble Technical High School Texas 
        Christian University Community Scholars Program scholarship 
        recipients, H2377 [26AP]
      ------tribute to Woodhaven Scholarship award recipients, H2525 
        [8MY]
      Gindhart, Daniel: International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 
        830 Scholarship recipient, E611 [7MY]
      Guinn, David: Baylor University Baylor Lawyer of the Year award 
        recipient, E1482 [10OC]
      H.E. Butt Grocery Co.: anniverary, E1373 [25SE]
      Hayes, Elvin: National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 
        inductee, E1200 [1AU]
      Horticulture: allow the growth or cultivation of industrial hemp 
        for agricultural or academic research in States that already 
        permit industrial hemp growth, H3897, H3898 [19JN]
      Humboldt State University: anniversary, E1234 [2AU]
      Illinois: tribute to 17th Congressional District Economic 
        Summit, E1805 [5DE]
      Immigration: authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens 
        to live and work in the U.S. and provide funding for science, 
        technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, H4581 
        [17JY]
      ------cancel removal and adjust status of certain long-term 
        resident alien students, H4584 [17JY], H4991 [24JY]
      ------enhance competitiveness through encouragement of high-
        skilled immigration (H.R. 2131), H4519 [16JY], H7147 [15NO], 
        H7462 [4DE]
      ------Executive order to cancel removal and adjust status of 
        certain long-term resident alien students, H336 [4FE], H2019 
        [15AP], H2481 [7MY], H3978-H3980 [20JN], E891, E892 [17JN]
      ------provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates, H2287 
        [24AP]
      ------provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates and 
        eliminate the diversity immigrant program, H6213 [3OC]
      Indiana University: tribute to men's soccer team, E101 [5FE]
      Indiana Wesleyan University: tribute to women's basketball team, 
        E345 [20MR]
      Ivy Tech Community College: tribute Northwest regional campuses' 
        inductees into Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana, 
        E1823 [10DE]
      ------tribute to Southeast regional campuses' contributions to 
        Indiana 6th Congressional District Job Fair, E1830 [11DE]
      Jamestown Community College: National Arbor Day Foundation Tree 
        Campus USA Growth Award recipient, E238 [4MR]
      Jefferson College: anniversary, E399 [9AP]
      Jepsen, Theresa: Cherokee Uniforms (business) A Nurse I Am 
        Scholarship recipient, E1309 [12SE]
      Kansas State University: anniversary, H509 [14FE], E161 [15FE]
      Kent State University: anniversary of Washington Program in 
        National Issues, E154 [14FE]
      Kim, Sangtae: Republic of Korea Ho-Am Engineering Prize 
        recipient, E482 [17AP]
      King, Representative Steve: characterization of remarks on 
        Hispanic community, H4991 [24JY]
      Lakeshore Foundation: tribute to National Intercollegiate 
        Wheelchair Basketball Association Tournament, E849 [12JN]
      Las Vegas, NV: tribute to annual football game between 
        University of Nevada, Las Vegas and University of Nevada, 
        Reno, H6839 [29OC]
      Lehman College: tribute, E897 [17JN]
      Lewis University: Aviation Dept., recipient of National 
        Intercollegiate Flying Association Loening Trophy, E1443 [4OC]
      Lindenwood University-Belleville: anniversary, H6840 [29OC], 
        E1594 [29OC]
      Lone Star Community College: condemn stabbings, H1850 [9AP]
      Los Angeles, CA: tribute to Wiley College and University of 
        Southern California exhibition debate, E1576 [28OC]
      Loudoun Bar Association: tribute to ``Beat the Odds'' 
        scholarship recipients, E773 [3JN]
      Louisiana State University: anniversary of Louisiana Business & 
        Technology Center, E1678 [15NO]
      Louisiana State University in Shreveport: tribute to debate 
        team, E494 [18AP]
      Lyndon State College: tribute, E481 [17AP]
      Lynn, Elliott: Auburn University Political Science Leadership 
        Award recipient, E1067 [16JY]
      Masciarelli, Richy: International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 
        830 Scholarship recipient, E613 [7MY]
      Milwaukee School of Engineering: tribute to underwater robotics 
        team, E1193 [1AU]
      Mississippi College: anniversary, E1411 [1OC], E1590 [29OC]
      Missouri State University-West Plains: anniversary, E1404 [30SE]
      Mitchem, Arnold L.: Buffalo State College Upward Bound Program 
        Hal D. Payne Educational Opportunity Lifetime Service Award 
        recipient, E1110 [22JY]
      Monmouth College: tribute to completion of Center of Science and 
        Business, E629 [9MY]
      Morehead State University: tribute to Electric Edge band, E110 
        [6FE]
      Morgan, Maggie: University of Mississippi Taylor Medal 
        recipient, E521 [23AP]
      NASCAR Technical Institute: anniversary, E1122 [24JY]
      Nashville, IL: tribute to Nashville Community High School girls' 
        basketball team, E233 [4MR]
      National Academy of Inventors, Inc.: tribute to Charter Fellow 
        inductees, E226 [28FE]
      National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute: tribute to 
        partnerships between the Depts. of Commerce, Energy, Defense, 
        private concerns, and certain universities in Ohio, 
        Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, H571 [15FE]
      National Center for Campus Public Safety: establish and operate 
        (H.R. 359), E54 [23JA]
      National Day of Silence: support goals and ideals (H. Con. Res. 
        33), H2128, H2129, H2147, H2148, H2149 [18AP]
      National GEAR UP Week: observance, E1341 [19SE]
      National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week: observance, H5794 
        [20SE]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        support goals and ideals (H. Res. 357), H5842 [26SE]
      NCAA: decision to restore Pennsylvania State University football 
        scholarships rescinded in wake of Gerald A. Sandusky child sex 
        abuse scandal, H5826 [25SE]
      Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture: anniversary, E1242 
        [2AU]
      Neubert, Christopher: Dept. of State Fulbright Award recipient, 
        E256 [7MR]
      New Jersey: tribute to 11th Congressional District service 
        academy nominees, E64 [25JA]
      New York: tribute to 23d Congressional District recipients of 
        Dept. of State Fulbright Program grants, E332 [19MR]
      North Carolina Central University: tribute to feature article in 
        US Airways Magazine, E1148 [26JY]
      North Dakota State University: tribute to football team, H76 
        [14JA]
      Northeastern University: tribute to higher education innovation 
        public survey, E1488 [11OC]
      Northern Illinois University: anniversary of shooting, E146 
        [14FE]
      Northwest Florida State College: anniversary, E1487 [11OC]
      Oakland University: tribute to College Republicans of Oakland 
        University (organization), E1505 [14OC]
      Obama, President: evaluation of economic policies, H5078 [25JY], 
        H5387 [2AU]
      Office of Science and Technology Policy: ensure that Federal 
        science agencies and institutions of higher education 
        receiving Federal research and development funding are fully 
        engaging their entire talent pool (H.R. 1358), H2289 [24AP]
      Ohio Christian University: tribute to men's basketball team, 
        E342 [20MR]
      Onondaga Community College: tribute to men's lacrosse team, E841 
        [11JN]
      Oregon State University: Northwest National Marine Energy Center 
        construction of Pacific Marine Energy Center to test ocean 
        wave energy devices, H98 [15JA]
      Patrick Henry College: tribute to national moot court team, 
        H2941 [23MY]
      Payne, Hal D.: inaugural presentation of Buffalo State College 
        Upward Bound Program Hal D. Payne Educational Opportunity 
        Lifetime Service Award, E1108 [22JY]
      Pennsylvania State University: tribute to Equine Science 
        Showcase and Quarter Horse Sale, H2252 [24AP]
      Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.: anniversary, E1690 [18NO]
      Pitino, Rick: tribute to support of University of Memphis 
        entrance into the Big East Conference, H152 [15JA]
      Puerto Rico: anniversary of Cordova & Fernos Congressional 
        Internship Program, E1360 [20SE]
      Republican Party: national agenda, H3767 [19JN], H4865 [23JY], 
        H4992 [24JY]
      Rice University: tribute to statistics and neuroscience 
        research, H5772 [20SE]
      Richmond, CA: tribute to Office of Neighborhood Safety 
        Peacekeeper Fellowship program, H3293 [12JN]
      Rio Hondo College: anniversary, E503 [19AP]
      Rodriguez, Davier: Clinton Global Initiative University 
        Commitments Challenge winner, E842 [11JN]
      Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology: inclusion in U.S. News & 
        World Report (publication) ``Best Undergraduate Engineering 
        Programs'' list, H5845 [26SE]
      Sacramento, CA: annniversary of United College Action Network, 
        E1307 [12SE]
      Santa Monica, CA: condemn shootings at Santa Monica College and 
        express condolences to victims' families, H3933 [20JN]
      Schoolcraft College: tribute to Schoolcraft College Republicans 
        (organization), E1507 [14OC]
      Science: assist scientists in commercializing their ideas by 
        awarding grants to innovative technology transfer programs at 
        universities, research institutes, and national laboratories 
        (H.R. 2981), E1244 [2AU]
      Scott, Danielle L.: Beacon Foundation, Inc., Scholarship Award 
        recipient, E916 [19JN]
      St. Cloud State University: tribute to men's hockey team, H1872 
        [10AP]
      St. Mary-of-the-Woods College: anniversary of distance education 
        program, H3368 [13JN]
      State University of New York at Plattsburgh: anniversary of 
        Student Association, E1383 [26SE]
      States: exempt certain State-provided loan programs from being 
        subject to preferred lender arrangement requirements (H.R. 
        1529), H2494 [8MY]
      Stevens Institute of Technology: tribute, E1382 [26SE]
      Stony Brook University: tribute to baseball team, E45 [22JA]
      Student loans: address increasing levels of debt and default 
        rates, H2285-H2287 [24AP]
      Supreme Court: decision in Fisher v. University of Texas 
        relative to university consideration of racial and ethnic 
        diversity in admission policy, E1199 [1AU]
      Tarkanian, Jerry: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 
        inductee, E1545 [22OC]
      Taxation: allow employers a credit against income tax as an 
        incentive to partner with educational institutions to provide 
        skills training for students (H.R. 1271), H1883 [10AP]
      ------allow employers an income tax credit as an incentive to 
        partner with community colleges or other educational 
        institutions to improve workforce development and job training 
        for students (H.R. 1747), H2328 [25AP]
      ------consolidate certain tax benefits for educational expenses 
        (H.R. 3393), E1614 [30OC]
      ------expand access to Coverdell education savings accounts 
        (H.R. 2006), H3103 [5JN]
      Taylor, Anne M.: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Sloan Research 
        Fellowship recipient, E319 [18MR]
      TELACU Education Foundation: anniversary, E516 [23AP]
      Tennessee: tribute to job training programs, H3697 [18JN]
      Texas: tribute to 3d Congressional District service academy 
        nominees, H3369 [13JN], E886 [17JN]
      ------tribute to 21st Congressional District service academy 
        nominees, E786 [4JN], E828 [6JN]
      Tuskegee-Morehouse Football Classic: tribute, E1501 [11OC]
      U.S. Access Board: develop accessibility guidelines for 
        electronic instructional materials and related information 
        technologies in institutions of higher education (H.R. 3505), 
        E1672 [15NO]
      U.S. Coast Guard Academy: modify process for congressional 
        nomination of individuals for appointment as cadets (H.R. 
        1516), E425 [11AP]
      U.S. Military Academy: impact of budget sequestration, H667 
        [27FE]
      Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest: convey a small parcel of 
        land to Brigham Young University (H.R. 253), H3661-H3663 
        [17JN]
      UNC-TV (Chapel Hill, NC): Corp. for Public Broadcasting American 
        Graduate Champion award recipient, E1750 [21NO]
      United Health Foundation: tribute to Diverse Scholar Initiative, 
        E1072 [17JY]
      Universal Technical Institute, Inc.: anniversary, E1115 [23JY]
      University of Alabama: anniversary of integration, E223 [28FE]
      ------tribute to football team, E24 [14JA]
      ------tribute to men's golf team, E805 [5JN]
      University of California: anniversary of Lick Observatory, E1816 
        [9DE]
      University of California, Davis: tribute to agriculture and 
        forestry programs, H2524 [8MY]
      University of California, Irvine: tribute to men's volleyball 
        team, H2850 [22MY], E917 [19JN]
      University of Central Florida: anniversary, E761 [23MY], E1209 
        [2AU]
      ------tribute to College of Medicine graduating class, E633 
        [9MY]
      University of Colorado Denver: tribute to Charles C. Gates 
        Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology for 
        adult blood stem cell research, H2074 [17AP]
      University of Florida: tribute to women's gymnastic team, H5494 
        [11SE]
      University of Illinois: tribute to proposed university-
        affiliated technology development laboratory, H1559 [18MR]
      University of Louisville: tribute to football team, H152 [15JA]
      ------tribute to men's basketball team, H1916 [11AP]
      ------tribute to women's basketball team, H1916 [11AP]
      University of Maine at Farmington: anniversary, E1465 [9OC]
      University of Michigan-Dearborn: tribute to University of 
        Michigan-Dearborn College Republicans (organization), E1505 
        [14OC]
      University of Minnesota: tribute to women's hockey team, E644 
        [13MY]
      University of New Mexico: tribute to mock trial teams, E258 
        [7MR]
      ------tribute to Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for 
        Health Policy, E1837 [11DE]
      University of New Orleans: anniversary of integration, E1855 
        [12DE]
      University of North Carolina: tribute to women's lacrosse team, 
        E869 [14JN]
      University of Pittsburgh Bradford: anniversary, H7376 [2DE]
      University of Scranton: anniversary, E1137 [25JY]
      University of Texas at El Paso: tribute to ONE Campus 
        (organization) chapter, E358 [21MR]
      University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire: tribute to men's hockey 
        team, E383 [9AP]
      Virginia Tech University: anniversary of campus shootings, H1997 
        [15AP]
      Wake Technical Community College: anniversary, E1610 [30OC]
      Western Washington University: tribute to men's ice hockey team, 
        E475 [16AP]
      William Smith College: tribute to women's soccer team, E1838 
        [11DE]
      Worcester Polytechnic Institute: anniversary of Venice, Italy 
        Project Center, E1648 [13NO]
      ------anniversary of Washington Project Center, E1648 [13NO]
      Zaare, Sahba: Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Hites Transfer 
        Scholarship recipient, E1298 [12SE]
      Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.: anniversary, E1332 [18SE]
      Zieminski, Brandi: International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 
        830 Scholarship recipient, E612 [7MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Affordability, S5875 [24JY]
      Armed Forces: extend interest rate limitation on debt entered 
        into during military service to debt incurred during military 
        service to consolidate or refinance student loans incurred 
        before military service (S. 1399), S6077 [30JY], S6104 [31JY]
      ------require continuation of tuition assistance programs for 
        members for the remainder of the fiscal year, S1928 [19MR], 
        S1974, S1985 [20MR]
      Bankruptcy: make privately issued student loans dischargeable 
        (S. 114), S220 [23JA]
      Benefits: improve mental health care, reduce backlog of benefits 
        claims, and provide education and employment opportunities for 
        all veterans, S7910 [7NO]
      Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act: set sunset date, S5811 
        [23JY], S5867-S5869, S5892 [24JY]
      Business and industry: support community college and industry 
        partnerships (S. 1269), S5528 [8JY], S7234 [5OC], S7447 
        [13OC], S9010, S9011 [19DE]
      Campus Fire Safety Month: designate (S. Res. 259), S6901 [24SE]
      Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the 
        Council for Advancement and Support of Education: tribute to 
        Professors of the Year Award recipients, S8046 [14NO]
      Colorado State University: tribute to Global Campus, S7719 
        [31OC]
      Credit: establish a mechanism to allow borrowers of private 
        education loans to refinance their loans (S. 1266), S5548 
        [9JY], S5611 [10JY]
      Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.: anniversary (S. Res. 13), 
        S407, S408 [30JA]
      Dept. of Commerce: establish the Network for Manufacturing 
        Innovation (S. 1468), S7654-S7657 [30OC], S7992 [13NO]
      Dept. of Defense: determine whether Science, Mathematics and 
        Research for Transformation Scholarship for Service Program is 
        meeting the department's technical personnel needs, S8334 
        [20NO]
      Dept. of Education: add disclosure requirements to the 
        institution of higher education financial aid offer form and 
        make such form mandatory (S. 1156), S5220 [26JN]
      ------allow continuation of existing Federal student loan 
        servicing contracts for not-for-profit servicers, S8898, S8899 
        [17DE], S8948 [18DE]
      ------award grants in order to establish longitudinal personal 
        college readiness and savings online platforms for low-income 
        students, S3224-S3226 [8MY]
      ------award grants in order to establish longitudinal personal 
        college readiness and savings online platforms for low-income 
        students (S. 918), S5597, S5601 [10JY]
      ------ensure children are ready for college or a career by 
        providing more State and local control over student, school, 
        and teacher evaluations and achievements (S. 1101), S3988 
        [6JN]
      ------establish a Pay It Forward model for funding postsecondary 
        education that requires students to pay a percentage of their 
        income back into the fund upon graduation (S. 1884), S9084 
        [20DE]
      ------establish Federal-State partnership to increase higher 
        education funding and need-based student financial aid (S. 
        1874), S9062 [19DE]
      ------establish interest rate caps on student loans through 
        surtax on individuals making over a certain amount, S5870-
        S5872, S5880-S5882, S5884, S5885, S5887, S5890, S5892 [24JY]
      ------establish interest rates for new student loans made on or 
        after a certain date (H.R. 1911), S3702 [22MY], S3917-S3919 
        [4JN], S4536 [18JN], S5126 [25JN], S5758 [17JY], S5759 [18JY], 
        S5811, S5821, S5828 [23JY], S5852, S5855, S5859, S5863-S5894 
        [24JY], S5962 [25JY]
      ------establish interest rates for new student loans made on or 
        after a certain date (H.R. 1911), unanimous-consent agreement, 
        S5850 [23JY]
      ------establish student loan interest rates (S. 1334), S5806 
        [18JY]
      ------extend reduced interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford 
        Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to pension 
        plans, expatriated entities, and the oil and gas industry (S. 
        953), S3436 [14MY], S3437 [15MY], S3915-S3919 [4JN], S4019 
        [7JN], S4196, S4197 [11JN], S4458-S4460 [13JN], S5220 [26JN], 
        S5884 [24JY]
      ------extend reduced interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford 
        Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to pension 
        plans, expatriated entities, and the oil and gas industry (S. 
        953), motion to proceed, S3970, S3971-S3975, S3977 [6JN]
      ------extend reduced interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford 
        Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to pension 
        plans, expatriated entities, and the oil and gas industry (S. 
        953), unanimous-consent agreement, S3949 [4JN]
      ------extend reduced interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford 
        Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to pension 
        plans, expatriated entities, and the oil and gas industry (S. 
        953), unanimous-consent request, S4196 [11JN], S4458 [13JN]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans, S5219, S5226 [26JN], S5480 [27JN], S5611 
        [10JY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (H.R. 1595), S5126 [25JN]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (S. 707), S2591 [11AP], S3550 [16MY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to 
        pension plans (S. 1238), S5317, S5476, S5510 [27JN]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to 
        pension plans (S. 1238), motion to proceed, S5513, S5518, 
        S5522, S5523 [8JY], S5531-S5539, S5543-S5549, S5552, S5555-
        S5564 [9JY], S5584-S5598, S5600 [10JY], S5625 [11JY], S5675 
        [15JY], S5691 [16JY], S5717 [17JY], S5760 [18JY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to 
        pension plans (S. 1238), unanimous-consent request, S5475 
        [27JN], S5589 [10JY]
      ------improve and expand geographic literacy among students by 
        improving professional development programs for teachers 
        offered through institutions of higher education (S. 370), 
        S786 [14FE]
      ------improve quality and accountability for educator 
        preparation programs (S. 1062), S3857 [23MY]
      ------make Federal student loans more affordable by allowing for 
        adjustable-rate loans, income-based repayment caps, and cap on 
        Federal loan consolidation rate (S. 1241), S5477, S5510 
        [27JN], S5537-S5539, S5546-S5548, S5555, S5559-S5564 [9JY], 
        S5585-S5594, S5597 [10JY], S5777, S5779, S5791-S5794 [18JY], 
        S5825-S5830 [23JY]
      ------make Federal student loans more affordable by allowing for 
        adjustable-rate loans, income-based repayment caps, and cap on 
        Federal loan consolidation rate (S. 1241), unanimous-consent 
        request, S5475 [27JN]
      ------make Federal student loans more affordable by allowing for 
        adjustable-rate loans, increasing cap on subsidized loans, and 
        refinancing current fixed-rate loans (S. 909), S3260 [8MY], 
        S5317 [27JN]
      ------promote environmental education (S. 1306), S5712 [16JY]
      ------protect students from higher education costs and increased 
        student loan interest rates, S1721 [13MR], S5483 [27JN]
      ------provide for institutional risk sharing in the Federal 
        student loan programs (S. 1873), S9062 [19DE]
      ------provide funds for student loans through the FRS and ensure 
        that such loans are available at interest rates equivalent to 
        that at which the Government provides loans to banks (S. 897), 
        S3260 [8MY], S4019 [7JN], S5220 [26JN], S5556 [9JY], S5592 
        [10JY]
      ------reset interest rates for Federal Direct Stafford Loans (S. 
        1003), S3698 [21MY], S3701 [22MY], S3970 [6JN], S4019 [7JN], 
        S4436, S4458-S4460 [13JN]
      ------reset interest rates for Federal Direct Stafford Loans (S. 
        1003), motion to proceed, S3971-S3977 [6JN]
      ------reset interest rates for Federal Direct Stafford Loans (S. 
        1003), unanimous-consent agreement, S3949 [4JN]
      ------review and improve regulation of proprietary or for-profit 
        institutions of higher education, S9013 [19DE]
      ------review and improve regulation of proprietary or for-profit 
        institutions of higher education (S. 1659), S7912 [7NO]
      ------update reporting requirements for institutions of higher 
        education and provide for more accurate and complete data on 
        student retention, graduation, and earnings outcomes (S. 915), 
        S3330 [9MY], S5597 [10JY]
      Dept. of HHS: increase number of permanent faculty in palliative 
        care at allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing 
        schools, and other programs, and promote education in 
        palliative care and hospice (S. 641), S2149 [21MR]
      Dept. of the Interior: release reversionary interest in certain 
        land conveyed to Oregon for establishment of Oregon State 
        University Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension 
        Center (S. 1437), S6219 [1AU]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: award grants to establish, or expand 
        upon, master's degree or doctoral degree programs in orthotics 
        and prosthetics (S. 522), S1597 [11MR]
      ------extend Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education (S. 
        1643), S7798 [4NO]
      ------provide equity for tuition and fees for individuals 
        entitled to assistance under the Post-9/11 Veterans 
        Educational Assistance Program who are pursuing education 
        programs (S. 262), S526 [7FE]
      ------require college courses that are approved for purposes of 
        educational assistance programs to charge veterans tuition and 
        fees at the in-State tuition rate (S. 944), S3432 [14MY]
      ------require college courses that are approved for purposes of 
        educational assistance programs to charge veterans tuition and 
        fees at the in-State tuition rate (S. 944), unanimous-consent 
        request, S8950, S8951 [18DE]
      Depts. of Defense and Veterans Affairs: improve oversight of 
        educational assistance (S. 1717), S8054 [14NO]
      Drexel University: anniversary of Center for Hunger-Free 
        Communities Witness to Hunger research and advocacy project, 
        S8561 [9DE]
      Economy: impact of budget sequestration, S6631 [19SE]
      ------jump-start economic recovery through formation and growth 
        of new businesses, S204 [23JA]
      ------jump-start economic recovery through formation and growth 
        of new businesses (S. 310), S3748 [22MY], S5602 [10JY], S5991-
        S5993 [29JY]
      Education: effect of lack of accreditation at for-profit 
        colleges, S1227 [6MR]
      ------funding, S2243, S2244 [22MR]
      Emporia State University: anniversary (S. Res. 33), S677, S678, 
        S717 [13FE]
      Financial institutions: require private educational lenders to 
        obtain certain certifications from institutions of higher 
        education (S. 113), S220 [23JA], S668 [13FE]
      Firearms: tribute to victims of gun violence, S2524-S2533, S2535 
        [10AP]
      Gonzaga University: anniversary (S. Res. 25), S448 [31JA]
      Government regulations: review and improve regulation of 
        proprietary or for-profit institutions, S666-S668 [13FE], S968 
        [28FE], S2484 [9AP], S5822 [23JY], S6040 [30JY]
      Health care professionals: establish fair and consistent 
        eligibility requirements for graduate medical schools 
        operating outside the U.S. and Canada (S. 1822), S8907 [17DE]
      Immigration: admit for permanent residence certain aliens who 
        have postgraduate degrees in certain fields of study and 
        exempt such aliens from H-1B nonimmigrant numerical 
        limitations, S4206 [11JN]
      ------authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to 
        live and work in the U.S. and provide funding for science, 
        technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, S4080 
        [11JN]
      ------authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to 
        live and work in the U.S. and provide funding for science, 
        technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education (S. 169), 
        S348, S360-S364 [29JA], S4554 [18JN]
      ------cancel removal and adjust status of certain long-term 
        resident alien students, S308-S311 [28JA], S753 [14FE], S1843 
        [14MR], S2789 [18AP], S4008, S4013 [7JN], S4027, S4034, S4036 
        [10JN], S4199 [11JN], S4435 [13JN], S4498, S4503-S4510 [17JN], 
        S4557 [18JN], S5106-S5108, S5111, S5112, S5116 [25JN], S5236 
        [26JN], S5348 [27JN], S5951 [25JY], S9011-S9013 [19DE]
      ------Executive order to cancel removal and adjust status of 
        certain long-term resident alien students, S5204 [26JN]
      ------provide for additional visas based on merit and decrease 
        family-based visas, S4378 [12JN]
      ------provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates, S4035 
        [10JN], S4365 [12JN], S5112 [25JN]
      ------provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates and 
        eliminate the diversity immigrant program (S. 303), S671 
        [13FE]
      Kansas State University: anniversary (S. Res. 34), S676, S677, 
        S717 [13FE]
      Lone Star Community College: condemn stabbings, S2482 [9AP]
      Louisville, KY: express sympathy and support to individuals 
        injured in bus accident, S4352 [12JN]
      Loyola University Chicago: tribute to 1063 men's basketball 
        team, S2679 [16AP]
      ------tribute to 1963 men's basketball team (S. Res. 194), S5664 
        [11JY]
      Marian University: tribute to cycling team, S9048 [19DE]
      ------tribute to football team, S9048 [19DE]
      Mississippi State University: tribute to 1963 men's basketball 
        team (S. Res. 194), S5664 [11JY]
      National Center for Campus Public Safety: establish and operate, 
        S2662 [16AP]
      National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week: designate (S. Res. 
        240), S6609 [18SE]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        designate (S. Res. 261), S6968 [26SE]
      National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week: designate (S. 
        Res. 293), S8010 [13NO]
      North Carolina: impact of Government shutdown, S7279 [8OC]
      North Dakota State University: tribute to football team (S. Res. 
        32), S717 [13FE]
      Northwest Nazarene University: anniversary, S7999 [13NO]
      Obama, President: evaluation of economic policies, S5819-S5821 
        [23JY]
      ------evaluation of immigration policies, S309 [28JA]
      Ohio State University: tribute to Moritz College of Law Jonathan 
        D. Grassbaugh Veterans Project to provide veterans with legal 
        assistance, S2558 [10AP]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact on education 
        system, S8942 [18DE]
      Pennsylvania State University: anniversary, S2587 [11AP]
      Salicchi, Ceasar: Nevada System of Higher Education Board of 
        Regents Distinguished Nevadan honoree, S3951 [4JN]
      Science: impact of Government shutdown on research, S7485 [15OC]
      Scire, John A.: University of Nevada, Reno Dean's Award for 
        Teaching by a Member of the Contingent Faculty recipient, 
        S3253 [8MY]
      South Dakota State Unviersity: tribute to men's and women's 
        basketball teams, S1948 [19MR]
      Southern New Hampshire University: tribute to men's soccer team 
        (S. Res. 326), S9114 [20DE]
      Stennis Center for Public Service Leadership: tribute to Stennis 
        Congressional Intern Program, S5965 [25JY]
      Taxation: consolidate the current education tax incentives into 
        one credit against income tax for higher education expenses 
        (S. 1090), S5597 [10JY]
      ------extend certain expiring provisions of the Internal Revenue 
        Code (S. 1859), S8988-S8993, S9069 [19DE], S9115 [20DE]
      ------extend certain expiring provisions of the Internal Revenue 
        Code (S. 1859), unanimous-consent request, S8987 [19DE]
      ------provide exclusion for assistance provided to certain 
        veterinary student loan repayment or forgiveness program 
        participants (S. 553), S1789 [13MR]
      U.S. Naval Academy: anniversary, S7385 [10OC]
      University of Alabama: tribute to football team (S. Res. 19), 
        S333 [28JA]
      University of California, Los Angeles: tribute to baseball team, 
        S6008 [29JY]
      University of Central Florida: anniversary, S3984 [6JN], S4020 
        [7JN]
      University of Colorado Boulder: anniversary of National Judicial 
        College, S6006 [29JY]
      University of Louisville: tribute to men's basketball team, 
        S2475, S2477 [9AP]
      ------tribute to men's basketball team (S. Res. 100), S2696 
        [16AP]
      ------tribute to women's basketball team, S2513 [10AP]
      ------tribute to women's basketball team (S. Res. 100), S2696 
        [16AP]
      University of Maine at Farmington: anniversary, S7270 [7OC]
      University of Michigan: tribute to C.S. Mott Children's Hospital 
        for use of high-resolution imaging and 3-D printing to treat a 
        life-threatening condition, S4473 [13JN]
      University of Minnesota: tribute to women's hockey team (S. Res. 
        123), S3060 [25AP]
      University of Montana: tribute to men's and women's basketball 
        teams, S2022 [20MR]
      University of Pennsylvania: anniversary of Abramson Cancer 
        Center, S8184 [19NO]
      University of Scranton: anniversary, S5965 [25JY]
      Utah: tribute to service academy nominees, S3427 [14MY]
      Veterans: improve mental health care, reduce backlog of benefits 
        claims, and provide education and employment opportunities for 
        all veterans, S7910 [7NO]
      Virginia Tech University: anniversary of campus shootings, 
        S2660, S2662, S2669 [16AP]
      Water Resources Research Act: reauthorize grants for and require 
        applied water supply research regarding water resources 
        research and technology institutes (S. 970), S3572 [16MY]
      Western Kentucky University: tribute to Western Kentucky 
        University Sisterhood, S2141 [21MR]
  Reports filed
      AID Expansion of Number of Scholarships Available to Pakistani 
        Women Under the Merit and Need-Based Scholarship Program: 
        Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 120), S7386 [10OC]
      Consideration of H.R. 1911, Smarter Solutions for Students Act: 
        Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 232) (H. Rept. 113-89), 
        H2909 [22MY]
      GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act: Committee on Veterans' Affairs 
        (House) (H.R. 357) (H. Rept. 113-94), H3014 [3JN]
      Improving Postsecondary Education Data for Students Act: 
        Committee on Education and the Workforce (House) (H.R. 1949) 
        (H. Rept. 113-83), H2802 [20MY]
      Smarter Solutions for Students Act: Committee on Education and 
        the Workforce (House) (H.R. 1911) (H. Rept. 113-82), H2802 
        [20MY]
      Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act: 
        Committee on Education and the Workforce (House) (H.R. 2637) 
        (H. Rept. 113-205), H5475 [10SE]
      Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education Improvement Act: 
        Committee on Veterans' Affairs (House) (H.R. 2011) (H. Rept. 
        113-211), H5587 [17SE]
      Veterans Economic Opportunity Act: Committee on Veterans' 
        Affairs (House) (H.R. 2481) (H. Rept. 113-207), H5512 [11SE]
      Veterans' Educational Transition Act: Committee on Veterans' 
        Affairs (Senate) (S. 944) (S. Rept. 113-123), S8565 [9DE]
      Y Mountain Access Enhancement Act: Committee on Energy and 
        Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 28) (S. Rept. 113-92), S6327 
        [10SE]
      ------Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 253) (H. 
        Rept. 113-98), H3250 [6JN]
  Statements
      Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act: 
        Several Organizations, S1790 [13MR]
  Tables
      Projected interest rates under H.R. 1911, Bipartisan Student 
        Loan Certainty Act, H5219 [31JY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 232, consideration of H.R. 1911, Smarter Solutions for 
        Students Act, H2917 [23MY]
      H.R. 253, Y Mountain Access Enhancement Act, H3661 [17JN]
      H.R. 1911, Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act, S5894 [24JY]
      H.R. 1911, Smarter Solutions for Students Act, H2927 [23MY]
      H.R. 1949, Improving Postsecondary Education Data for Students 
        Act, H2895 [22MY]
      H.R. 2011, Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education Improvement 
        Act, H6804 [28OC]
      H.R. 2481, Veterans Economic Opportunity Act, H6794-H6797 [28OC]
      S. 3, Strengthen Our Schools and Students Act, S44 [22JA]
      S. 113, Know Before You Owe Private Student Loan Act, S221 
        [23JA]
      S. 114, Fairness for Struggling Students Act, S222 [23JA]
      S. 169, Immigration Innovation (I-Squared) Act, S364-S367 [29JA]
      S. 262, Veterans Education Equity Act, S526 [7FE]
      S. 522, Wounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act, S1597 [11MR]
      S. 944, Veterans' Educational Transition Act, S3432 [14MY]
      S. 970, Water Resources Research Act grants reauthorization and 
        applied water supply research regarding water resources 
        research and technology institutes, S3572 [16MY]
      S. 1399, extend interest rate limitation on debt entered into 
        during military service to debt incurred during military 
        service to consolidate or refinance student loans incurred 
        before military service, S6077 [30JY]
      S. 1437, Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center 
        Land Conveyance Act, S6220 [1AU]
      S. 1643, Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education Improvement 
        Act, S7798 [4NO]
      S. 1659, Protecting Our Students and Taxpayers (POST) Act, S7878 
        [6NO]
      S. 1704, Affordable College Textbook Act, S8051 [14NO]
      S. 1803, Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights, S8669-S8673 
        [11DE]
      S. 1822, Foreign Medical School Accountability Fairness Act, 
        S8775 [12DE]
      S. 1859, Tax Extenders Act, S9054-S9058 [19DE]
      S. Res. 13, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., anniversary, S292 
        [24JA]
      S. Res. 19, tribute to University of Alabama football team, S332 
        [28JA]
      S. Res. 25, Gonzaga University anniversary, S446 [31JA]
      S. Res. 32, tribute to North Dakota State University football 
        team, S716 [13FE]
      S. Res. 33, Emporia State University anniversary, S717 [13FE]
      S. Res. 34, Kansas State University anniversary, S717 [13FE]
      S. Res. 68, tribute to Pennsylvania State University IFC/
        Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON) to raise money for the Penn 
        State Hershey Children's Hospital Four Diamonds Fund, S1237 
        [6MR]
      S. Res. 96, University of Minnesota Duluth observance of 
        National Student Employment Week, S2598 [11AP]
      S. Res. 100, tribute to University of Louisville men's and 
        women's basketball teams, S2688 [16AP]
      S. Res. 123, tribute to University of Minnesota women's hockey 
        team, S3049 [25AP]
      S. Res. 194, tribute to 1963 Loyola University Chicago and 
        Mississippi State University men's basketball teams, S5622 
        [10JY]
      S. Res. 226, tribute to Jesse Owens, S6450 [12SE]
      S. Res. 240, National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week, S6602 
        [18SE]
      S. Res. 259, Campus Fire Safety Month, S6894 [24SE]
      S. Res. 261, National Historically Black Colleges and 
        Universities Week, S6961 [26SE]
      S. Res. 293, National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week, 
        S8007 [13NO]
      S. Res. 326, tribute to Southern New Hampshire University men's 
        soccer team, S9109 [20DE]
  Tributes
      Owens, Jesse, S6367 [11SE], E1312 [12SE]