Gender equity legislation introduced

From: Darcy Lees (
Date: Thu Jul 15 1999 - 13:40:11 EDT

Great news in light of the dismantling of the equity language in Carl
Perkins, ESEA, as well as elsewhere. And it will open the dialogue in



Gender equity legislation introduced on Capitol Hill
By Ted Barrett/CNN
July 14, 1999
Web posted at: 3:01 p.m. EDT (1901 GMT)
WASHINGTON (July 14) -- A bipartisan group of members of Congress said Wednesday
they will offer legislative amendments later this year to address so-called
"gender equity" issues in elementary and high school education.
The proposals, amendments to a large education bill, will seek to improve
computer technology to meet the learning styles of girls, reduce sexual
harassment in schools, gather statistics on girls' participation in high school
sports and develop ways to help keep pregnant and parenting teens in school.

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