Senate Bill Would Create Online Accounts to Track Students' Progress and Help Them Save for College

A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Thursday would create Web-based accounts to track students' progress from elementary school through college, establish college-savings plans for low-income students, and award grants to partnerships between organizations that help prepare low-income students for college.

The bill, which is called the American Dream Accounts Act of 2012 and has bipartisan