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PUBLIC LAW 103-382—OCT. 20, 1994 108 STAT. 3695 "SEC. 5112. EVALUATIONS. "(a) RESERVATION. — The Secretary may reserve not more than two percent of the funds appropriated under section 5113(a) for any fiscal year to carry out evaluations of projects assisted under this part. "(b) CONTENTS.— Each evaluation described in subsection (a), at a minimum, shall address— "(1) how and the extent to which magnet school programs lead to educational quality and improvement; "(2) the extent to which magnet school programs enhance student access to quality education; "(3) the extent to which magnet school programs lead to the elimination, reduction, or prevention of minority group isolation in elementary and secondary schools with substantial proportions of minority students; and "(4) the extent to which magnet school programs differ from other school programs in terms of the organizational characteristics and resource allocations of such magnet school programs. "SEC. 6113. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS; RESERVATION. "(a) AUTHORIZATION.— For the purpose of carrying out this part, there are authorized to be appropriated $120,000,000 for fiscal year 1995 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the 4 succeeding fiscal years. "(b) AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS FOR GRANTS TO AGENCIES NOT PREVIOUSLY ASSISTED.—In any fiscal year for which the amount appropriated pursuant to subsection (a) exceeds $75,000,000, the Secretary shall give priority to using such amounts in excess of $75,000,000 to award grants to local educational agencies or consortia of such agencies that did not receive a grant under this part in the preceding fiscal year. "PART B—WOMEN'S EDUCATIONAL EQUITY "SEC. 5201. SHORT TITLE; FINDINGS. "(a) SHORT TITLE. —This part may be cited as the Women's Educational Equity Act of 1994'. "(b) FINDINGS.— The Congress finds that— "(1) since the enactment of title DC of the Education Amendments of 1972, women and girls have made strides in educational achievement and in their ability to avail themselves of educational opportunities; "(2) because of funding provided under the Women's Educational Equity Act, more curricula, training, and other educational materials concerning educational equity for women and girls are available for national dissemination; "(3) teaching and learning practices in the United States are frequently inequitable as such practices relate to women and girls, for example— "(A) sexual harassment, particularly that experienced by girls, undermines the ability of schools to provide a safe and equitable learning or workplace environment; "(B) classroom textbooks and other educational materials do not sufficiently reflect the experiences, achievements, or concerns of women and, in most cases, are not written by women or persons of color;, 20 USC 7212. 20 USC 7213. Women's Educational Equity Act of 1994. 20 USC 7231.