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Lewis, Nancy; Miller, Michael – Online Submission, 2006
Intercollegiate athletics have struggled with the concept of same-sex coaches, asking the question of whether or not those who coach women or men should be of the same gender. With the advent of Title IX, the conversation has grown particularly acute in non-revenue sports, such as women's golf. The current national study profiles NCAA Division I…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Females, Gender Issues, Athletics
Hughes, Teresa A. – Online Submission, 2006
Traditionally, single-sex education has been provided in the form of private schooling. Title IX regulations have loosened as a result of the No Child Left Behind Legislation; therefore, public school districts now have the legal right to create single-sex classes or single-sex schools if they deem it to be in the best interest of their students.…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Minority Groups, Single Sex Classes, School Districts
Suggs, Welch – Princeton University Press, 2006
"A Place on the Team" is the inside story of how Title IX revolutionized American sports. The federal law guaranteeing women's rights in education, Title IX opened gymnasiums and playing fields to millions of young women previously locked out. Journalist Welch Suggs chronicles both the law's successes and failures-the exciting…
Descriptors: Females, Equal Education, Athletes, Courts
Education Sector, 2006
"ES Review" brings together in one publication recent Education Sector work that reflects both the reach of its policy projects and its commitment to translating the complexities of education policymaking for a wide range of audiences. Articles in this first edition of "ES Review" are: (1) Community College Confidential…
Descriptors: Recruitment, Change Strategies, Student Needs, Preschool Education
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Davenport, Elizabeth K.; Sutton, Lenford; Agezo, Clement Kwadzo – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2006
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan (2000) delivered a speech at the World Education Forum in Dakar, Senegal, stating that, of the 110 million children in the world who should be in school but are not, two-thirds are girls. The lack of equality is contrary to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted in 1948, in which governments committed to…
Descriptors: Blacks, African Americans, Females, Educational Attainment
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Quarterman, Jerome; DuPree, Aimee D.; Willis, Kimberly Pettaway – College Student Journal, 2006
This study examined the major challenges confronting female intercollegiate athletic directors and directors of women's intercollegiate athletics programs of NCAA member institutions. A 34-item questionnaire was mailed to 169 female intercollegiate athletic directors and directors of women's intercollegiate athletics programs. Of the 169 directors…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Females, Comparable Worth, Athletic Coaches
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Mertz, Norma T. – Urban Education, 2006
Using statistical data collected during a 30-year period, the article reports on the significant movement of females into all of the line administrative positions in the largest school districts in the country (by student population) since the passage of Title IX with one notable exception, that of superintendent. The position of superintendent…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Gender Issues, Urban Schools, School Administration
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Mumford, Vincent E. – Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 2006
Over 40% of the institutions of higher education in the United States are 2-year colleges that enroll over 10 million students annually. Over 1/2 of the students enrolled in 2-year colleges are women. Many 2-year colleges sponsor intercollegiate sport programs. Athletic participation is an important part of the educational process, instilling…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Females, Sex Fairness, Educational Opportunities
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Salomone, Rosemary C. – Teachers College Record, 2006
In March, 2004, the federal Department of Education issued proposed Title IX regulations that promise to provide public school districts and charter school organizers considerable flexibility in establishing single-sex classes and schools. At the same time, however, as part of the No Child Left Behind Act, the Department has called for…
Descriptors: Single Sex Classes, Educational Research, Single Sex Schools, Educational Policy
California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2006
Since the passage of Title IX in 1972--a landmark federal sex equity law--enforcement efforts have primarily focused on creating equity for females, based on studies showing them lagging in access and opportunity. But in recent years, concern has been rising about gender gaps that affect males--including an increasingly visible gender gap in…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Higher Education, Sex Fairness, Equal Education
US Department of Education, 2006
The Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and Federal Work-Study (FWS) programs are called "campus-based" programs because each school is responsible for administering them on its own campus. This volume gives guidance on issues specific to the administration of the campus-based programs.…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Educational Opportunities, Student Loan Programs, Guides
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Pillow, Wanda – Educational Policy, 2006
This article explores the politics surrounding the education of pregnant/mothering students. Utilizing Title IX, which guarantees the rights of pregnant/mothering students to an education equal to her peers, as an analytical lens, the author specifically identifies how absences in knowledge, research, and practice about the education of…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Equal Education, Adolescents, Politics of Education
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Anderson, Deborah J.; Cheslock, John Jesse; Ehrenberg, Ronald G. – Journal of Higher Education, 2006
Using new data on intercollegiate athletes, this article shows that recent improvement in Title IX compliance among NCAA Division I institutions was previously overestimated, and provides the first estimates of compliance in Divisions II and III. In addition, regression analyses investigate how institutional characteristics relate to the extent of…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Sex Fairness, Athletes, College Athletics
US Department of Education, 2005
This workbook, submitted by the State of Oregon to the U.S. Department of Education, is for State Grants under Title IX, Part C, Section 9302 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (Public Law 107-110). By January 31, 2003, States must complete and submit to the Department this Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook. The…
Descriptors: Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, School Districts
US Department of Education, 2005
This report presents a summary of Virginia's response to the U.S. Department of Education's (USED) decision on proposed amendments to the Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook required in the "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001." A June 8, 2004 letter by Thomas M. Jackson (President, Virginia Board of Education) to Raymond…
Descriptors: Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, School Districts
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