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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2013
Length: 13 pages
Feb 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 2, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 434 (112th).
Feb 14, 2013
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S. 370 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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