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National Women's Law Center, Washington, DC. – 1997
Twenty-five years after it was enacted by Congress in 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments (the federal mandate against sex discrimination in education) has opened doors previously closed to women and girls. This report by the National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education (NCWGE) celebrates the progress made to date but also identifies…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Athletics, Career Education, Educational Environment
Maschke, Karen J., Ed. – 1997
This volume of essays addresses the history of women's access to education with specific examples of achievements and challenges. The 10 essays include: (1) "An Interview on Title IX with Shirley Chisholm, Holly Knox, Leslie R. Wolfe, Cynthia G. Brown, and Mary Kaaren Jolly" (Harvard Educational Review); (2) "'The Ladies Want to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Educational Discrimination
Wonacott, Michael E. – 2002
The career and technical education (CTE) system before Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 has been characterized as traditionally dominated by gender segregation and discrimination. The most damaging consequence of such gender bias is to limit females' access to the benefits of CTE--the living wage that provides females the same economic…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Counseling, Educational Change, Educational Discrimination
Valentin, Iram – 1997
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…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, College Students, Diversity (Student), Educational Legislation
Brylinsky, Jody – 1994
This paper examines how treating equity conflicts in sports through an emphasis on compliance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 has actually hindered the mass adoption of gender equity in sport and proposes that applying the principles of diffusion would allow desired change to occur as an innovation and therefore be more readily…
Descriptors: Athletics, Change Strategies, Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal)
Flansburg, Sundra; Hanson, Katherine – 1993
This paper uses Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 as a case study to explore the education field and the impact on civil rights legislation dealing with gender. The U.S. record in gender-equity legislation has been mixed, no doubt due in part to the fact that female representation in U.S. legislative bodies has been among the lowest in…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Educational Discrimination, Educational Opportunities
Minnesota State Office of the Attorney General, St. Paul. – 1998
This report presents data on gender equity in Minnesota secondary schools' interscholastic athletics, noting changes following the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX). Previous studies found that most schools did not survey their students' athletic interests, and girls' participation in athletics varied by school. This report used data…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Educational Legislation, Equal Education
National Collegiate Athletic Association, Overland Park, KS. – 1996
This guide is designed to help college athletics administrators and faculty ensure that their program is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs, including college athletics, that receive or benefit from federal funding. It provides an overview of Title IX, the…
Descriptors: College Athletics, College Students, Colleges, Compliance (Legal)
Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau. – 1998
A collaboration of the major public Alaska education entities commemorates two key milestones of gender equity in education: (1) the 25th anniversary of Title IX of the federal 1972 Education Amendments, that prohibits gender discrimination against students and employees of elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education institutions; and (2)…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Higher Education
Butler, Dee – 1987
Title IX, passed by the U.S. Congress in 1975 as part of the Education Amendments, is a public law that prohibits sex discrimination against students and employees and provides them with equal access to courses and to employment in education agencies, including public school systems. Designed to be used in conjunction with a video by the same…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Educational Discrimination, Employed Women
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce. – 1993
The purpose of this hearing was to re-examine the status of women's participation in intercollegiate athletics and the impact of the regulations mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The chairwoman, Honorable Cardiss Collins, opened the hearing by stating that 20 years after passage of Title IX, men continue to dominate all…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Females
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce. – 1994
The House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Competitiveness met to hear testimony on sex discrimination in secondary and college level athletic programs. The witnesses on the first panel were all current or former college students and plaintiffs in four recent and significant Title IX cases. Title IX was part of…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletic Coaches, College Athletics, College Students
Thorngren, Connie M.; Eisenbarth, Barbara S. – Women's Educational Equity Act Publishing Center Digest, 1994
This digest examines the status of girls' and women's athletics more than 20 years after the 1972 passage of Title IX of the Education Amendments to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination in education programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance. It notes trends in Title IX implementation, the impact of…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Civil Rights Legislation, College Athletics, Compliance (Legal)
Vandell, Kathy – 1989
Sex discrimination in education has been prohibited by federal legislation since Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was signed into law. Title IX and other federal legislation have increased women's access to education, yet sex differences in educational preparation and occupational choice persist. This issues brief discusses various…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Educational Change
On Campus with Women, 1982
News concerning developments at colleges and universities that affect women is presented, along with an interview with the Executive Director of the Project on the Status and Education of Women, Bernice R. Sandler, regarding the project's major accomplishments and activities over the past 11 years and insights into the changing status of women at…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Career Choice, Civil Rights Legislation, College Admission
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