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Hosek, Susan D.; Cox, Amy G.; Ghosh-Dastidar, Bonnie; Kofner, Aaron; Rampal, Nishal; Scott, Jon; Berry, Sandra H. – RAND Corporation, 2005
The Wyden amendment to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Authorization Act of 2002 sought to determine whether federally funded educational programs other than sports comply with Title IX, which prohibits gender discrimination. At the request of NSF, this report analyzes administrative data from fiscal years 2001 through 2003 describing the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Research, Grants, Federal Aid
Hosek, Susan D.; Cox, Amy G.; Ghosh-Dastidar, Bonnie; Kofner, Aaron; Ramphal, Nishal; Scott, Jon; Berry, Sandra H. – RAND Corporation, 2005
The Wyden amendment to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Authorization Act of 2002 sought to determine whether federally funded educational programs other than sports comply with Title IX, which prohibits gender discrimination. At the request of NSF, this report analyzes administrative data from fiscal years 2001 through 2003 describing the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Research, Grants, Federal Aid
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Blair, Meg – Journal of Women in Educational Leadership, 2005
Bella Stavisky was born in New York City on July 24, 1920. She was born to activism: her father's butcher shop was called the Live and Let Live Meat Market, in protest of WWI. Her parents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and when her father died there was no son to say Kaddish for him, so 13-year-old Bella marched into Temple each day for a year to…
Descriptors: Jews, Civil Rights, Lawyers, Court Litigation
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Moore, Sandra L.; Gilmour, Suzanne L.; Kinsella, Mary P. – Journal of Women in Educational Leadership, 2005
Despite significant increased participation opportunities for girls and women in sport following the passage of Title IX, women remain underrepresented in athletic leadership roles. Thirty eight female and 158 male high school athletic directors responded to a 19-item Athletic Director Survey (ADS) designed to elicit information on the following:…
Descriptors: Womens Athletics, Physical Activities, Females, Leadership
McColl, Ann – Phi Delta Kappan, 2005
The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, the 2001 reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, has become a symbol of all things good and bad in education. While the basic concepts of the legislation--accountability for results, research-based education programs, increased parental options, and expanded local control and…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Constitutional Law, Federal State Relationship, Federal Legislation
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Essex, Nathan L. – ERS Spectrum, 2005
In a stunning 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that teachers and coaches who suffer reprisals for raising complaints regarding illegal sex discrimination against their students can sue their school districts for damages. This ruling is unprecedented with respect to Title IX enforcement and will likely alter how school officials handle…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Gender Discrimination, School Districts, Federal Courts
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Wolford, Karen M. – Journal of Education Finance, 2005
Gender discrimination and wage inequity remain problems worldwide. In the United States and Canada, where equal rights and protective legislation have been in place for nearly 40 years, glaring disparities in salaries and job opportunities remain. Similar problems have been studied in the United Kingdom, leading to enactment of the 1975 Sex…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Foreign Countries, Salary Wage Differentials, Wages
Hendrie, Caroline – Education Week, 2005
Teachers and coaches who suffer reprisals for complaining about illegal sex discrimination against their students will be able to sue their school districts for damages, under a ruling by a sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court. The 5-4 ruling held that the federal law that bars discrimination based on sex in federally financed education programs…
Descriptors: Social Discrimination, Federal Legislation, School Districts, Civil Rights
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Pittman, Andrew T. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2005
The author presents the case: Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education. Roderick Jackson, a physical education teacher, had been an employee of the Birmingham school district for over 10 years. His duties included coaching the girls' basketball team. After being transferred to Ensley High School in August 1999, Jackson complained that his team was…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Athletic Coaches, Team Sports
US Department of Education, 2005
This Additional Clarification, "User's Guide to Developing Student Interest Surveys Under Title IX" (User's Guide), and related technical report are resources to assist institutions in meeting their compliance obligations. Taken together, they serve to clarify many of the factors OCR will consider under part three, and to facilitate…
Descriptors: Student Interests, College Athletics, Test Construction, Surveys
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Katsinas, Stephen G. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2005
This chapter describes the dramatically changed external landscape in which community college leaders pursue state dollars and details how other spending priorities in health care, K-12 education, and corrections negatively affect the states' ability to fund community colleges.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Enrollment
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Tindall, Tiffany; Hamil, Burnette – Education, 2004
Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments prohibits sex discrimination in schools. However, research conducted since this time has consistently revealed that gender discrimination in schools remains, especially in the areas of science and mathematics. Girls are not receiving the same quality, or even quantity, of education as their male…
Descriptors: Gender Discrimination, Science Education, Sex Fairness
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Gabbei, Ritchie – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2004
This article provides options and a rationale for expanding gender-grouping considerations to include single-gender, coed, and combination strategies for instruction in secondary physical education classes. This rationale is based on empirical evidence that suggests that female students are denied equal opportunity to achieve learning goals during…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Gender Bias, Federal Legislation, Single Sex Classes
Davis, Michelle R. – Education Week, 2004
This article discusses President Bush's own view of promoting civil rights. Mr. Bush has sought to redefine the discussion of civil rights in education. Instead of focusing on racial integration in public schools, for instance, the president has emphasized the achievement gap between minority and white students. He has spoken of school choice as a…
Descriptors: Presidents, White Students, School Choice, Religious Discrimination
Barak, Tal – Education Week, 2004
The U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights has proposed amending the regulations governing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972--which prohibits sex discrimination in programs that receive federal money--to allow more flexibility in offering single-sex schools or classes. This article discusses the rapid growth of…
Descriptors: Females, Single Sex Schools, Civil Rights, Educational Discrimination
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