Summary: H.Con.Res.275 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (12/19/2005)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Urges the government of Saudi Arabia to reform its textbooks and education curriculum in a manner that promotes tolerance and peaceful coexistence, develops civil society, and encourages functionality in the global economy.

Urges the President to: (1) direct the Secretary of State to use diplomacy, international visitor exchanges, professional development, and educational reform programs to focus on educational reform in Saudi Arabia; and (2) consider educational reform progress when determining the level and frequency of U.S.-Saudi relations.

Expresses disappointment with the slow pace of education reform.

Requests that the Secretary report to the appropriate congressional committees respecting such educational reform.