H.R.2705 - Education for All Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] (Introduced 07/29/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/29/2011 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|
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Summary: H.R.2705 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/29/2011)
Education for All Act of 2011 - 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.
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.
Directs the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to designate a Coordinator of United States Government Actions 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.