H.R.5179 - International Education Leadership Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] (Introduced 01/29/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/17/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5179 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/29/2008)
International Education Leadership Act of 2008 - Amends the Department of Education Organization Act to establish, in the Department of Education, an Office of International and Foreign Language Education, headed by an Assistant Secretary for International and Foreign Language Education with extensive experience in international and foreign language instruction.
Makes the Assistant Secretary responsible for: (1) promoting the study of foreign languages and cultures at the elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels; (2) administering the Department's programs on international and foreign language education and research, and its activities in international affairs; and (3) coordinating such programs with other related federal programs.