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Conn, Kathleen; Price, Karen; Zirkel, Perry A. – Principal, 2001
Describes four legally sensitive scenarios involving student access to the Internet and recommends appropriate strategies to assist principals in reducing exposure to legal action. (PKP)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Fair Use (Copyrights), Federal Legislation, Internet
Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women. – 1980
The Department of Health, Education and Welfare's (HEW) final version of its policy interpretation on sex discrimination in varsity collegiate athletics is presented. The policy interpretation is intended to clarify what the Title IX regulation requires and will be used to determine whether a college's intercollegiate athletic program is in…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Athletic Equipment, College Students, Compliance (Legal)
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Olivas, Michael A.; Denison, Kathleen McCartan – Journal of College and University Law, 1984
Six of the 22 Supreme Court decisions in the 1981-82 term concerning or affecting higher education are discussed. The cases concerned sex discrimination, tuition-free public schooling for undocumented children, residency status, dormitory drug search, student religious groups using school facilities, and the scope of Title IX. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Administration, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation
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Wendt, Janice C.; Carley, John M. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 1983
Court rulings concerning compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 are reviewed. Resistance to the law in schools and colleges has, in some cases, intimidated teachers and coaches. Progress toward equal opportunity in athletics for women will be slow. (PP)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Educational Discrimination
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Neiger, Jan Alan – Journal of College and University Law, 1999
Reviews the history of Title IX and the various liability standards adopted by the federal courts. Provides a critical review of the "Gebser v. Lago Vista" decision and concludes that the Court's institutional liability standard is that actual knowledge is the most appropriate and legally sound standard of liability for…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Court Litigation, Higher Education
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Ruiz, Isaac – Journal of College and University Law, 1999
In "National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Smith," the Supreme Court rule that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) could not be sued under Title IX simply by virtue of receiving dues from institutions that receive federal financial assistance. A close look at the decision shows that it preserves the possibility of…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Court Litigation, Higher Education, Legal Responsibility
Underwood, Julie – American School Board Journal, 1987
Defines sexual harassment and reminds school boards of their moral and legal obligation to protect employees and maintain an intimidation-free workplace. Offers several tips for preventing sexual harrassment and for launching investigations into complaints. (MLH)
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Legal Problems, Prevention
NETWORK, Inc., Andover, MA. – 1993
This document is one of a two-part set of publications. Both deal with equal education and provide a concise overview of Title IX and gender equity issues in education and steps to take to ensure nondiscrimination and equal education opportunity for all. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is the major federal law prohibiting sex…
Descriptors: Educational Discrimination, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equal Facilities
Dunkle, Margaret C. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1989
The guide outlines what Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 means for equity in college athletic programs, citing the 1975 regulation and the 1979 athletics policy interpretation for a number of program aspects. Relevant litigation is also cited. (MSE)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Athletic Coaches, College Athletics, College Housing
Kuceris, Misty – American School Board Journal, 1982
Discusses the effects of a recent Supreme Court interpretation of the sex discrimination law. Reports the reactions of diverse organizations to the law and to related litigation. For related articles, see pages 22 and 23 in the same issue. (WD)
Descriptors: Administrator Selection, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Women