S.3797 - Education for All Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 09/16/2010)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/16/2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3797 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/16/2010)
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 quality 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 quality 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 have primary responsibility for the oversight and coordination of all U.S. government resources and international activities to promote quality universal basic education.