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Kilman, Carrie – Teaching Tolerance, 2012
When Kristen Galles was a 7th grader in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, she wanted to enroll in shop class. But there was a problem. At Harding Junior High School, only boys could do that. It is just how things were in 1976, which might sound absurd to 7th graders today. It was a time when girls were discouraged from taking math and science classes, when…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Sex Fairness, Team Sports, Females
Thiele, Margaret – ProQuest LLC, 2012
In 2008 the Michigan State Board of Education adopted new certification standards for teacher preparation institutions training elementary classroom teachers. Eight content areas were identified, one of which was visual and performing arts. Standard 1.5, Visual and Performing Arts states candidates are to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Education, Music Education, Education Courses
Bardo, David B. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The Communities For Equity was a group of Michigan mothers who filed a Title IX discrimination suit against the Michigan High School Athletic Association due to its athletic scheduling practices. The 10-year court battle went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. This case study reviewed the policy decisions of the Wisconsin Interscholastic…
Descriptors: High Schools, Scheduling, Extramural Athletics, Court Litigation
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Gurian, Michael; Stevens, Kathy; Daniels, Peggy – Educational Horizons, 2009
Over the past decade, the Gurian Institute has trained more than forty thousand teachers in more than two thousand schools and districts, both coed and single-sex. The institute's trainers have worked with public and private schools, Montessori schools, and a variety of charter and independent schools in fifteen countries; it has therefore been…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Program Effectiveness, Educational History, Federal Legislation
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Lichty, Lauren F.; Torres, Jennifer M. C.; Valenti, Maria T.; Buchanan, NiCole T. – Journal of School Health, 2008
Background: Peer sexual harassment is a significant social problem with consequences for both students and schools. Four out of 5 students report experiencing sexual harassment. These experiences have been linked to poor psychological health and academic withdrawal. Recognizing the seriousness of sexual harassment in schools, Supreme Court rulings…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, School Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Agencies
Foster, Jan; Simonds, Betty – 1995
This assessment kit has been designed to assist local school districts in Michigan in evaluating their vocational education programs for compliance with Title IX. The information that is collected and tabulated can be used by the districts in planning efforts to achieve Title IX compliance and sex equity in vocational education. The assessment kit…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Educational Legislation, Equal Education
Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo. – 1982
This module deals with various state and federal legislation pertaining to the civil rights of students enrolled in vocational cooperative programs in Michigan. Covered in the module are Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 as well as Michigan civil rights legislation. The module,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Cooperative Education
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Office for Sex Equity. – 1985
The On Site Needs Assessment and Long-range Planning (OSP) Model designed by the Michigan department of Education's Office of Sex Equity is a consultation service provided at the request of Michigan's local or intermediate school districts. The first of the OSP Model's three phases covers assessment of a district's level of sex equity and degree…
Descriptors: Consultants, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Regulation, Long Range Planning
Michigan Women's Commission, Lansing. – 1973
Serving as the basis for the first administrative complaint alleging sex discrimination in textbooks to be filed under federal law, the findings presented in this report are based on an analysis, made by parents and citizens in a midwestern city, of 12 texts in the elementary reading program of a major publisher. Generally, the findings are stated…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Females, Males, Reading Material Selection
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Office of Career and Technical Education. – 1997
This guide and coordinator's manual are designed to assist administrators of local agencies, area vocational centers, and postsecondary institutions in Michigan in assessing and improving their compliance with civil rights regulations relating to vocational education. The guide is based on an interpretation of the following laws: Title VI of the…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Educational Legislation, English (Second Language)