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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8
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INTERNATIONAL STUDY - Stating findings of the Legislature and encouraging
programs which support and advance the educational experience in
international study and cultural awareness.
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]]]] 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
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.
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STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The intent of this House Concurrent Resolution is to encourage
support and advance the educational experience in international
study and cultural awareness.
There will be no impact on the General Fund.
Name: Rep. Tom Trail, House of Representatives
Sen. Bert Marley, Senate
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE HCR 8