Summary: H.Res.470 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/24/2017)

Recognizes that international education and exchange programs enhance national security, significantly further U.S. foreign policy goals and economic competitiveness, and promote mutual understanding and cooperation among nations.

Encourages such programs to ensure that the United States maintains a broad international knowledge base. Supports such programs as a means to strengthen foreign language skills and foster a better understanding of the world by U.S. citizens.

Commends American and international education and exchange participants, volunteers, educators, program alumni, host families, high schools, institutions of higher education, and host communities for their involvement in such programs.

Celebrates the integral role such programs play for the United States and its people.