Summary: S.Con.Res.7 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (04/06/2001)

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.