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A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate about the importance of effective civic education programs in schools in the United States.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
04/29/2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S2524; text as passed Senate: CR S2474)
04/29/2014 Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date
04/29/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2524; text as passed Senate: CR S2474)

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]* 04/29/2014

Committees (0)

As of 10/23/2017 text has not been received for S.Res.427 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate about the importance of effective civic education programs in schools in the United States.

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Related Bills (0)

No related bill information was received for S.Res.427.

Subjects (6)

  • Constitution and constitutional amendments
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Public participation and lobbying
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • U.S. history

Latest Summary (2)

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Passed Senate without amendment (04/29/2014)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Expresses the sense of the Senate that:

  • civic education is essential to the well-being of the constitutional government of the United States,
  • comprehensive and formal instruction in civics and government provides students with a basis for understanding the rights and responsibilities of citizens under such government,
  • elementary and secondary schools are encouraged to offer courses on the history and theories of such government, and
  • civics and government teachers are well served by having access to professional development programs that enhance their capacity to provide effective civic education in the classroom.