Summary: S.1463 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1463. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (09/15/1993)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Gender Equity in Mathematics and Science

Education

Title II: Elimination of Sexual Harassment and Abuse

Fairness in Education for Girls and Boys Act of 1993 - Title I: Gender Equity in Mathematics and Science Education - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to revise the Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Education program with respect to: (1) grants to higher education institutions for elementary and secondary mathematics and science programs of school teacher training in gender-equitable instruction, targeted intervention and followup to encourage historically underserved students, and community-based informal education for historically underserved and underrepresented students; (2) State application statistics on sex and race (or ethnicity) of students and teachers involved; (3) Federal model standards for reporting data by sex within race (or ethnicity) and socioeconomic status; and (4) model program grant priority for gender equity in computer use and teaching practices; and (5) national clearinghouse information dissemination; (6) regional consortia use of funds; and (7) programs for computer-based instruction.

Title II: Elimination of Sexual Harassment and Abuse - Amends ESEA to make an environment free from sexual harassment and abuse a distinguishing feature of effective schools.

Adds to certain targeted uses of funds certain programs of training, technical assistance, and education designed to eliminate sexual harassment and abuse in schools.

Adds programs to address sexual harassment and violence as part of efforts to ensure that educational institutions are free from threats to student and employee safety (among programs which may receive Women's Educational Equity assistance).

Includes the areas of sexual harassment and assault, depression and suicide, and eating disorders among those for which grants for comprehensive school health education may be used.