H.Res.721 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that bolstering literacy among African-American and Hispanic men is an urgent national priority.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Clarke, Hansen [D-MI-13] (Introduced 06/29/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||06/29/2012 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.721 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/29/2012)
Recognizes illiteracy as a national crisis, which disproportionately affects African-American and Hispanic males.
Affirms the goal of reducing adult illiteracy by 50% in these target populations and by 25% throughout the country in the coming decade.
Encourages public and private entities to adopt and support literacy initiatives.
Encourages the creation of local partnerships among service providers to better meet the needs of adult learners.