H.Res. 811: Expressing support for designation of October 2009 as "National Principals Month"

H.Res. 811

Expressing support for designation of October 2009 as "National Principals Month"

Sponsor
Rep. Susan A. Davis

Date
October 21, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 811 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, October 21, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Susan A. Davis (D-CA) on October 7, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 811 would resolve that Congress:
• "Honors and recognizes the contribution of school principals to the success of students in our Nation's elementary and secondary schools; and
• "Encourages the people of the United States to observe ‘National Principals Month' with appropriate ceremonies and activities that promote awareness of school leadership in ensuring that every child has access to a high-quality education."

Background

According to the resolution's findings, the National Association of Elementary School Principals and the National Association of Secondary School Principals have declared the month of October 2009 as "National Principals Month".