H.Res.769 - Recognizing the benefits of service-learning as a teaching strategy to effectively engage youth in the community and classroom, and expressing support for the goals of the National Learn and Serve Challenge.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] (Introduced 09/23/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||11/16/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities.|
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Summary: H.Res.769 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (09/30/2009)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Recognizes the benefits of service-learning in: (1) enriching and enhancing academic outcomes for youth; (2) engaging youth in positive experiences in the community; and (3) encouraging youth to make more constructive choices with regards to their lives.
Encourages schools, school districts, college campuses, community-based organizations, nonprofits, and faith-based organizations to work towards providing youth with more service-learning opportunities.
Expresses the support of the House of Representatives for the goals of the National Learn and Serve Challenge.