H.R. 2343: Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act

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Date of Report

Mon January 13th, 2020

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To require the Secretary of State to submit annual reports reviewing the educational material used by the Palestinian Authority or the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East in the West Bank and Gaza, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Brad Sherman — D — CA

Requires the Department of State to report to the Congress on whether the school curriculum in Gaza and in areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority encourages intolerance or violence against other countries or ethnic groups. The department also would be required to report on: • The Palestinian Authority’s actions to reform such curriculum; • Its own efforts to encourage peace and tolerance through the school curriculum; and • The use of U.S. foreign assistance to prepare, disseminate, and reform the curriculum.

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