S. 749 (111th): Teaching Geography is Fundamental Act

Introduced:

Mar 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Thad Cochran

Senator from Mississippi

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2009
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Mar 31, 2009
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
25 cosponsors (17D, 7R, 1I) (show)
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Votes

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Related Bills

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S. 727 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 2007

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