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Wagner, Kathryn Drury – Journal of College Admission, 2017
When parents of today's students were applying to colleges, they researched factors like location, financial aid, and majors. Physical safety was barely on the radar--it was assumed. A lot has changed since then, and today's prospective students and their parents are savvier about campus safety issues. College-age women are the demographic most…
Descriptors: Females, Victims of Crime, College Students, Crime Prevention
Center for American Progress, 2014
More engaging and challenging standards build a strong academic foundation for all students. Girls--and in particular, girls of color--have a lot to gain from more rigorous learning standards that better prepare them for college and career success. This fact sheet explores the positive effect the Common Core State Standards can have on gender…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Common Core State Standards, Equal Education
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Toglia, Thomas V. – Tech Directions, 2013
Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 has significant implications for gender equity in career and technical education (CTE) and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs--and the relatively low number of women and girls pursuing nontraditional careers has significant economic and social implications. From an…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, STEM Education, Sex Fairness, Females
Whitmer, Regina – District Administration, 2013
The glory days of high school sports are no longer reserved for dream team athletes, as athletic directors are increasingly opening up sports to all students, regardless of ability, and seeing winning results on the field and off. This push is reflected in the most recent National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) survey, which…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Athletics, High School Students, National Surveys
Washington, James – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2012
Sports have become an integral part of the developmental experience of many of today's youth. Since the implementation of Title IX, more young girls and women have begun to play sports and see those sports as a possible career path. Tennis, basketball and soccer all have professional sports leagues for women, and many more sports offer women the…
Descriptors: Females, Injuries, Athletes, Sports Medicine
Toporek, Bryan – Education Week, 2012
On June 23, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon signed into law Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits gender discrimination in any federally financed education program or activity. Title IX is far-reaching, but the law is most often associated with school and college athletics. Title IX allows schools to prove their athletic…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Discrimination, Athletics, High Schools
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
US Department of Justice, 2012
Passed by Congress on June 23, 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 bars sex discrimination in education programs and activities offered by entities receiving federal financial assistance. In the 40 years since its enactment, Title IX has improved access to educational opportunities for millions of students, helping to ensure that no…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Gender Discrimination, Sex Fairness
American Association of University Women, 2010
This report highlights some of the outstanding accomplishments of AAUW (American Association of University Women) for fiscal year 2010. This year's annual report also features stories of remarkable women who are leading the charge to break through barriers and ensure that all women have a fair chance. Sharon is working to reduce the pay gap…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Discrimination, Womens Education, Sex Fairness
American Association of University Women, 2009
In the pages of this year's annual report, readers will hear the stories of women across the country who have been confronted with barriers. These women represent the unique and diverse fabric of AAUW (American Association of University Women): they are long-time members, new members, donors, grant recipients, fellows, and friends united in the…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Females, Womens Education, Barriers
Hanson, Katherine; Guilfoy, Vivian; Pillai, Sarita – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2009
Women in America have come a long way in the last hundred years, from lacking the right to vote to holding some of the highest profile positions in the country. But this change has not come without struggle. "More Than Title IX" highlights the impact of one of the most powerful instruments of change--education. The book takes readers…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Females, Educational Change, Sex Fairness
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Staurowsky, Ellen J. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2009
Despite the role that female athletes at the community college level played, it is interesting to note that there is little in the way of a comprehensive history of women's college sports at two-year institutions. To situate the current state of gender equity in athletic programs in two-year institutions in context, this article presents a brief…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Community Colleges, Sex Fairness, Womens Athletics
Lipka, Sara – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Gender-equity advocates gathered at a conference in Cleveland last month to discuss looming challenges in women's sports. Next month the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is scheduled to hold a hearing on Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The meeting will focus on the most controversial means of compliance with the law. Institutions can…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Athletics, Civil Rights, College Athletics
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
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Mumford, Vincent E. – Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 2006
Over 40% of the institutions of higher education in the United States are 2-year colleges that enroll over 10 million students annually. Over 1/2 of the students enrolled in 2-year colleges are women. Many 2-year colleges sponsor intercollegiate sport programs. Athletic participation is an important part of the educational process, instilling…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Females, Sex Fairness, Educational Opportunities
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