H.R.4629 - K-16 Critical Foreign Language Pipeline Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] (Introduced 12/17/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Intelligence (Permanent); Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||07/24/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Education Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4629 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/17/2005)
K-16 Critical Foreign Language Pipeline Act - Amends the David L. Boren National Security Education Act of 1991 to create a Critical Foreign Language Program.
Directs the Secretary of Defense to provide grants to five institutions of higher education to establish such program to collaborate with elementary schools and secondary schools for language learning pipelines to train students from kindergarten through college to be proficient in those foreign languages that the Secretary identifies as being the most critical in the interests of U.S. national security.