H.R.5117 - Education for All Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] (Introduced 04/22/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||04/22/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5117 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/22/2010)
Education for All Act of 2010 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to state that it is U.S. policy to work with foreign countries and international and civil society organizations to achieve universal basic education by: (1) assisting developing countries and nongovernmental and multilateral organizations to provide all children with a quality basic education; and (2) promoting education as the foundation for communities' development.
Directs the President to develop a comprehensive U.S. strategy to promote universal basic education by 2015.
Authorizes the President to provide funds and other assistance to qualifying foreign countries to create the policies, processes, and infrastructure to develop national basic education plans.
Amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to establish within the Department of State a Coordinator of United States Government Activities to Provide Basic Education Assistance who shall shall have primary responsibility for the oversight and coordination of all U.S. government resources and international activities to promote universal basic education.