S.Con.Res.46 - A concurrent resolution recognizing the benefits of service-learning and expressing support for the goals of the National Learn and Serve Challenge.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 10/07/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||10/15/2009 Held at the desk.|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.46 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (10/14/2009)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Recognizes the benefits of service-learning, which include: (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 provide youth with more service-learning opportunities.
Expresses support for the goals of the National Learn and Serve Challenge, an annual event which spotlights the value of service-learning to youth, schools, college campuses, and communities.