H.R. 885 (112th): Teaching Geography is Fundamental Act

Introduced:

Mar 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Chris Van Hollen Jr.

Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2011
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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 2, 2011
 
Introduced

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