ERIC Number: ED209152
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Title IX: The Half Full, Half Empty Glass.
National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs, Washington, DC.
This publication discusses changes in the educational system resulting from Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments which prohibits sex discrimination in federally assisted education programs and activities. The purpose of the publication is to help people understand and support Title IX. There are nine sections. The first section examines the language of Title IX and its meaning. The economic picture is treated in the second section. It presents trends in women's family status, education, employment, and earnings which illustrate the need for Title IX. The third section discusses improvements in programs and activities including enrollment changes, student viewpoints, student activities and viewpoints of staff and parents. Discussed in section four are three areas of student life which have become more equitable since passage of Title IX--career and academic counseling, financial aid, and health services. University gains are examined in the sixth section. Changes in athletics are the topic of section seven. A summary is provided in section eight. The publication concludes with appendices including Title IX activities of national organizations, Title IX regulation, laws on sex discrimination in education and employment, sources, and NACWEP publications. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Athletics, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Opportunities, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Equal Education, Females, Higher Education, Sex Discrimination
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 ($4.75, Stock Number 065-000-00117-9).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1972; Title IX Education Amendments 1972