H.R. 1559 (109th): Character Education Act of 2005

Introduced:
Apr 12, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Harold Ford Jr.
Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Apr 12, 2005
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4866 (Related)
Promote Responsibility by Improving Development Education Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 02, 2006

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 12, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 12, 2005
Referred to Committee Apr 12, 2005
 
Full Title

To increase the level of funding for the Partnerships in Character Education Program, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Education and the Workforce

Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education

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4/12/2005--Introduced.
Character Education Act of 2005 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to increase amounts authorized to be appropriated in FY 2006 and 2007 for the Fund for the Improvement of Education. Directs the Secretary of Education to reserve a specified amount of appropriations for such Fund in each of FY 2006, 2007, and 2008 to carry out the Partnerships in Character Education program.
Directs the Comptroller General to: (1) study best practices in the field of character education; and (2) develop a model State character education curriculum for kindergarten through grade 12, embodying specified principles.

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