ERIC Number: ED330294
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Equal Opportunity in Intercollegiate Athletics: Requirements under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
To clarify the athletic requirements contained in the Title IX regulations of the Education Amendment of 1972, this policy interpretation was designed to provide colleges and universities with more guidance on how to comply with the law. The obligations of colleges and universities are clarified in the following areas: student interests and abilities; athletics benefits and opportunities; and financial assistance. Although designed specifically for intercollegiate athletics, the general principles and compliance standards set forth in the document are applicable to several interscholastic athletic programs operated by elementary and secondary school systems. Appended is a list of 10 regional civil rights offices, their addresses and telephone numbers. (LPT)
Descriptors: Athletics, College Athletics, Colleges, Compliance (Legal), Educational Legislation, Extramural Athletics, Higher Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Intramural Athletics, Laws, Legislation, Policy, Universities
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Washington, DC 20202-1328.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1972; Title IX Education Amendments 1972