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District of Columbia Public Schools, 2014
School-Parent Compacts are a component of school-level parental involvement policies, and must be developed by the school, teacher, and parents as a description of how parents, the entire school staff, and students themselves will work together for improved student academic achievement. This District of Columbia Public Schools School Year…
Descriptors: Parent Rights, Access to Information, Public Schools, Guides
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Bryan, Charity; Sims, Sandra – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2014
This article is intended to provide coaches, parents/guardians and school administrators with specific guidelines that identify coaching practices that are in the best interests of the adolescent female athlete (appropriate) and those that are counterproductive or even harmful (inappropriate). These guidelines can be used as a self-assessment for…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Coaching (Performance), Athletic Coaches, Adolescents
Walsh, Mark – Education Week, 2009
This article reports a U.S. Supreme Court decision last week which supports the parents of a Massachusetts student who claimed that school officials failed to respond adequately to sexual harassment of their daughter--then in kindergarten--by a 3rd grade boy on her bus. The parents sued the district under both Title IX and Section 1983. In the…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Courts, Gender Bias, Sexual Harassment
US Department of Education, 2008
Sexual harassment of students is illegal. A federal law, "Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972" ("Title IX"), prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, in education programs and activities. All public and private education institutions that receive any federal funds must comply with…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Federal Legislation, School Administration, Confidentiality
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
Boland, Pat, Ed. – 1995
This booklet on gender equity challenges the old ways of thinking that limited expectations for girls and boys. Breaking the trap where gender determines what is possible means recognizing the limits of mindsets, opening eyes to new options, and encouraging young people to be all they can be. This booklet clarifies for educators and parents…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Higher Education
Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA. WEEA Dissemination Center. – 1995
Classification of people according to gender begins in infancy. This booklet aims to remove some old ways of thinking that limit expectations for girls and boys. It also clarifies for educators, parents, and the community specific elements of the federal legislation called Title IX. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was the first…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Cunningham, Donna – 1993
This manual was developed to help parents understand some of the role conflicts present in their children's lives and to provide basic information on promoting better sex equity in schools. An introduction is followed by sections on relevant legislation, parents' status in their children's schools, ways of promoting better sex equity in schools,…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Career Education, Career Planning, Classroom Environment
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC. – 1991
This pamphlet has been prepared for elementary and secondary school administrators, teachers, counselors, parents, and students. It describes school retention problems associated with teenage pregnancy and parenthood and the requirements pertaining to these issues contained in the U.S. Department of Education regulation implementing Title IX.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Day Care, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts
Martin-McCormick, Lynda; And Others – 1982
This manual is a workbook designed to prepare and help citizens' groups to campaign for equal education for children of both sexes in their communities' public elementary and secondary schools. The manual is divided into two major sections. Section I, "Planning Your Campaign," includes chapters on (1) goal setting; (2) analyzing the…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Change Strategies, Citizen Participation, Elementary Secondary Education
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. – 1980
This training model is designed to assist educational personnel and interested citizens in the implementation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the attainment of sex equity in education. The manual is especially designed for members of community groups, parents, and other persons not employed by the school system. Materials…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education