S.Con.Res.7 - Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should establish an international education policy to further national security, foreign policy, and economic competitiveness, promote mutual understanding and cooperation among nations, and for other purposes.107th Congress (2001-2002)
Senate - Foreign Relations | House - International Relations; Education and the Workforce
House - 08/10/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Education Reform. (All Actions)
This bill has the status Agreed to in Senate
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[actionDate] => 2001-04-04
[displayText] => Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Helms with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title and with an amended preamble. Without written report.
[externalActionCode] => 14000
[description] => Introduced
Agreed to in Senate
[actionDate] => 2001-04-06
[displayText] => Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S3768-3769; text as passed Senate: CR S3768)
[externalActionCode] => 17000
[description] => Agreed to in Senate
Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should establish an international education policy to enhance national security, significantly further U.S. foreign policy and economic competitiveness, and promote mutual understanding and cooperation among nations. Includes among policy objectives: (1) producing citizens with a high level of international experience; (2) promoting greater diversity of locations, languages, and subjects involved in teaching, research, and study abroad; (3) increasing participation in internships abroad; (4) invigorating citizen and professional international exchange programs; (5) supporting visas and employment policies that promote increased numbers of international students; (6) encouraging programs that begin foreign language learning in the United States at an early age; (7) promoting educational exchanges and research collaboration with American educational institutions abroad; and (8) promoting partnerships among government, business, and educational institutions and organizations to provide adequate resources for implementing this policy.