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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-377—AUG. 11, 1984

98 STAT. 1267

Public Law 98-377 98th Congress An Act To provide assistance to improve elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education in mathematics and science; to provide a national policy for engineering, technical, and scientific personnel; to provide cost sharing by the private sector in training such personnel; to encourage creation of new engineering, technical, and scientific jobs; and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Education for Economic Security Act". STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

Aug. 11, 1984 [H.R. 1310] "

Education for Economic Security Act. 20 USC 3901 note.

SEC. 2. It is the purpose of this Act to improve the quality of 20 USC 3901. mathematics and science teaching and instruction in the United States. DEFINITIONS

SEC. 3. For the purpose of this Act— (1) The term "area vocational education school" has the same meaning given that term under section 195(2) of the Vocational Education Act of 1965. (2) The term "Director" means the Director of the National Science Foundation. (3) The term "elementary school" has the same meaning given that term under section 198(a)(7) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. (4) The term "Governor" means the chief executive of a State. (5) The term "Foundation" means the National Science Foundation. (6) The term "institution of higher education" has the same meaning given that term by section 1201(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965. (7) The term "local educational agency" has the same meaning given that term under section 198(a)(10) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. (8) The term "secondary school" has the same meaning given that term under section 198(a)(7) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. (9) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Education. (10) The term "State" means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands. (11) The term "State agency for higher education" means the State board of higher education or other agency or officer primarily responsible for the State supervision of higher education, or, if there is no such officer or agency, an officer or agency designated for the purpose of this title by the Governor or by State law.

20 USC 3902. 20 USC 2461.

20 USC 2854.

20 USC 1141. 20 USC 2854.