Federal Legislation
January 5, 2007

H. J. R. 29 - Right to Public Education Amendment
109th Congress

Action Requested:
No more action is needed. This bill died at the end of the 109th Congress.

Background:
Official purpose: A resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right of all citizens of the United States to a public education of equal high quality.

Introduced: March 2, 2005 Representative Jesse Jackson [D-2-IL]

Cosponsors: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d109:HJ00029:@@@P (35)

Status:

3/2/2005Referred to the Committee on Judiciary
Current Status

Bill Summary and Status: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d109:HJ00029:@@@L&summ2=m&

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposes this resolution because it would open the door to the federal government controlling the education of all children.

 Other Resources

HHRJ 29 (pdf)    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)