ERIC Number: ED414271
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Title IX: A Brief History. 25 Years of Title IX. WEEA Digest.
This brief history of Title IX points out that the role of women and girls in education and the work force began to change significantly with the passage of Title IX as part of the Education Amendments to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title IX ensures legal protection against discrimination for students and employees. This article discusses the origins of Title IX, describes its specific regulations, examines adjunct equal rights legislation, and highlights progress to date. It also discusses: the need for improvement to promote educational equity; equal access and equal treatment versus equitable outcomes; emerging issues related to gender inequity; and future expectations. The Digest also includes: a listing of Women's Educational Equity Act (WEEA) materials to support Title IX mandates; a list of resource organizations for Title IX, including addresses and telephone numbers; and a description of WEEA's new web site. (SM)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, College Students, Diversity (Student), Educational Legislation, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Higher Education, Politics of Education, Secondary School Students, Sex Discrimination, Womens Education
Women's Educational Equity Act Resource Center at EDC, 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02158.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA. Women's Educational Equity Act Dissemination Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1972; Title IX Education Amendments 1972