H.Res.457 - Recognizing Lunar New Year as a significant cultural holiday and encouraging local education agencies to consider closing school on the Lunar New Year.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 01/13/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/13/2014 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.457 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/13/2014)
Recognizes that the Lunar New Year is a significant cultural holiday for many Asian-Americans in the United States.
Encourages local education agencies serving a substantial Asian-American population to close schools on that day each year in recognition of its cultural significance and to reduce the waste in government resources necessitated by holding school open on a day when a substantial portion of the student or teacher population is absent.