HR 885

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 885

To improve and expand geographic literacy among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United States by improving professional development programs for kindergarten through grade 12 teachers offered through institutions of higher education.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 2, 2011

Mr. VAN HOLLEN (for himself, Mr. PETRI, and Mr. WALZ of Minnesota) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To improve and expand geographic literacy among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United States by improving professional development programs for kindergarten through grade 12 teachers offered through institutions of higher education.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION.

`PART D--GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION

`SEC. 271. FINDINGS.

`SEC. 272. PURPOSES AND OBJECTIVES.

`SEC. 273. GRANT PROGRAM AUTHORIZED.

`SEC. 274. USE OF FUNDS.

`SEC. 275. APPLICATIONS.

`SEC. 276. REQUIREMENTS.

`SEC. 277. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

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