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HCR008.........................................................by EDUCATION INTERNATIONAL STUDY - Stating findings of the Legislature and encouraging programs which support and advance the educational experience in international study and cultural awareness. 02/09 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/10 Rpt prt - to Educ
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8 BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE 1 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 2 STATING FINDINGS OF THE LEGISLATURE AND ENCOURAGING PROGRAMS WHICH SUPPORT AND 3 ADVANCE THE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL STUDY AND CULTURAL 4 AWARENESS. 5 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 WHEREAS, within the lifetime of our parents and grandparents, the world we 7 live in has changed almost beyond recognition; and 8 WHEREAS, rapid technological innovations will provide opportunities and 9 challenges to tomorrow's citizens not even imagined today; and 10 WHEREAS, depletion of water tables, industrial production of carbon diox- 11 ide, worldwide deforestation, loss of biodiversity, rapid urbanization and 12 loss of croplands are just a few of the significant issues which we debate in 13 public forum today; and 14 WHEREAS, addressing the possibilities and promises of the future will 15 require the best minds, best ideas, and best efforts of all of the peoples of 16 the world; and 17 WHEREAS, bringing awareness through education and world experience will 18 serve students by increasing their ability to communicate and interact with 19 the citizens of other nations; and 20 WHEREAS, the support of international study and educational exchange pro- 21 grams and other activities advance cultural awareness and promote mutual 22 understanding and respect for citizens of other countries; and 23 WHEREAS, developing and providing curriculum materials, fostering educa- 24 tional exchange programs, presenting other cultures, languages, economies and 25 systems of government in an education setting will support an international 26 perspective to world problems. 27 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the First Regular Session 28 of the Fifty-eighth Idaho Legislature, the House of Representatives and the 29 Senate concurring therein, that the Idaho Department of Education is urged to 30 encourage students, teachers, administrators, and educational policymakers to 31 support and advance programs which further the educational experience in 32 international study and cultural awareness.
REPRINT REPRINT REPRINT REPRINT REPRINT REPRINT REPRINT STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14799 The intent of this House Concurrent Resolution is to encourage support and advance the educational experience in international study and cultural awareness. FISCAL NOTE There will be no impact on the General Fund. Contact Name: Rep. Tom Trail, House of Representatives Sen. Bert Marley, Senate Phone: 332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE HCR 8