S.Res.357 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that international education and exchange programs further United States national security and foreign policy priorities, enhance United States economic competitiveness, and promote mutual understanding and cooperation among nations, and for other purposes.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 12/12/2017)|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/12/2017 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S7978; text: CR S7976-7977) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.357 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (12/12/2017)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Recognizes that international education and exchange programs enhance national security, 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 of strengthening foreign language skills and fostering 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, colleges, universities, and host communities for their involvement in such programs.
Celebrates the integral role such programs play for the United States and its people.