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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
Suggs, Welch – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2003
Describes how a federal panel recommended some changes in rules for Title IX, the landmark gender-equity law, but "punted" on other issues. (EV)
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Sex Fairness
Suggs, Welch – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2002
Describes how, in the arena of women's sports and colleges, the 1972 law has created a legacy of increased opportunities and controversy. Offers statistics on the law's effects on women's participation. (EV)
Descriptors: Athletes, College Athletics, Federal Legislation, Females
Suggs, Welch – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2001
Explores how, in the tremendous expansion of women's sports under Title IX, a variety of factors have combined to make white athletes the primary beneficiaries. (EV)
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Females, Higher Education
Suggs, Welch – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1999
Throughout Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the number of female athletes rose 5% from 1996-1997 to 1997-1998. Spending on scholarships for women increased 14%; for men it was up 10%. However, women are still far less likely than men to participate in intercollegiate sports. Participation rates and trends at 306…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Comparative Analysis, Compliance (Legal), Educational Trends
Suggs, Welch – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1999
Eighteen months after a women's advocacy group leveled sex-discrimination charges against 25 prominent college athletics departments, the Department of Education has cleared eight of the institutions, and 10 others have agreed to give more scholarship money to women athletes. However, some are unhappy about the investigation process, claiming…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Athletics, Comparative Analysis, Compliance (Legal)