Summary: H.R.5140 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/06/2006)

Congressional Teacher Award Act of 2006 - Establishes the Congressional Teacher Award Task Force to designate a nonprofit organization to operate a Congressional Teacher Award program which will provide an award to one excellent elementary or secondary school teacher in each congressional district each year.

Authorizes the program to provide professional development scholarships to award recipients. Sets forth award eligibility requirements, which include letters of recommendation from a principal, a fellow teacher, and a student.