H.R.49 - Eating Disorders Awareness, Prevention, and Education Act of 2005

To amend title V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to raise awareness of eating disorders and to create educational programs concerning the same, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Eating Disorders Awareness, Prevention, and Education Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to raise awareness of eating disorders and to create educational programs concerning the same, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Eating Disorders Awareness, Prevention, and Education Act of 2005 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the use of innovative assistance funds for programs to: (1) improve identification of students with eating disorders; (2) increase awareness of such dis

Official Summary

Eating Disorders Awareness, Prevention, and Education Act of 2005 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the use of innovative assistance funds for programs to:
(1) improve identification of students with eating disorders;
(2) increase awareness of such disorders among parents and students; and
(3) train educators with respect to effective eating disorder prevention and assistance methods. Directs the Secretary of Education to carry out a program to broadcast public service announcements to improve public awareness, and to promote the identification and prevention, of eating disorders.Requires the National Center for Education Statistics and the National Center for Health Statistics to:
(1) study the impact eating disorders have on educational advancement and achievement;
(2) report on current State and local programs to educate youth on the dangers of eating disorders; and
(3) recommend Federal, State, and local measures that could be undertaken.

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