H.R.1492 - Innovations for our Nation's Vital Educational Needs for Technology Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15] (Introduced 03/13/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology; Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/27/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1492 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/13/2007)
Innovations for our Nation's Vital Educational Needs for Technology Act - Directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to: (1) establish a competitive grant program, with the goal of developing, and making available for use at the elementary, secondary, and undergraduate levels within two years after enactment of this Act, curriculum tools that will help foster inventiveness; and (2) develop and implement measures for the dissemination of such curriculum tools.
Directs the NSF to: (1) implement a public awareness and outreach campaign relating to invention and inventiveness; and (2) establish engineering and social science research programs on the process of invention and the teaching of inventiveness.