H.R.5784 - Shirley A. Chisholm United States-Caribbean Educational Exchange Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 07/13/2006)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||07/13/2006 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.|
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Summary: H.R.5784 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/13/2006)
Shirley A. Chisholm United States-Caribbean Educational Exchange Act of 2006 - Authorizes the Secretary of State to establish the Shirley Chisholm United States-Caribbean Educational Exchange Program under which scholars and secondary, undergraduate, and graduate students from the Caribbean would attend U.S. schools, participate in activities designed to promote a greater understanding of U.S. values and culture, and have the option to live with a U.S. host family.
Directs the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to develop a comprehensive program that extends and expands existing primary and secondary school initiatives in the Caribbean to provide: (1) teacher training methods; and (2) increased community involvement in school activities.