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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
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
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Sandler, Bernice R. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2000
Describes the experiences and reactions of one female doctoral student/part time college teacher who encountered sex discrimination on campus, examining how she participated in a national campaign to end discrimination in education which led ultimately to the passage of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. (SM)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation
Streitmatter, Janice L. – 1999
This book examines research and public policy regarding single-sex schooling, particularly girls-only classes in public, coeducational schools. The book explains that since the passage of Title IX in 1972, which calls for equal access and participation regardless of gender, educators have attempted to address gender equity issues in schools. It…
Descriptors: Coeducation, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Females
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
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
On Campus with Women, 1982
Developments concerning women's education and employment, legislation and court cases that affect women, and the latest model programs and resources are presented in this newsletter issue. Specific topics include: sexual harassment and sexual attacks on women on college campuses; the progress of black and white women in science and engineering;…
Descriptors: Administrators, Court Litigation, Employment Patterns, Equal Education
On Campus with Women, 1982
Developments concerning women's education and employment, legislation and court cases that affect women, and the latest model programs and resources are presented in this newsletter issue. Contents include: an editorial on progress made toward educational equity for women since the enactment of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; five…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Employment Patterns, Equal Education, Federal Legislation
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
On Campus with Women, 1982
News concerning developments affecting women at colleges and universities is presented. Among the issues are the following: the Graduate Women's Network at the University of Michigan; a portable campus that provides career help to rural women in Minnesota; reentry programs into the corporate world for women 35 to 45 years old; an increase in…
Descriptors: Administrators, Career Counseling, Court Litigation, Employment Opportunities
On Campus with Women, 1981
News concerning developments affecting women at colleges and universities is presented. Among the issues are the following: a court case involving West Texas State University and six female students in which it was held that athletics was not covered by Title IX because it does not receive federal funding; a court case involving Temple University…
Descriptors: Awards, Blacks, Court Litigation, Employment Opportunities
Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women. – 1980
This issue of the "On Campus With Women" newsletter includes the following topics: a federal court case decision that student aid constitutes federal assistance, but that the Department of Health, Education and Welfare cannot compel Grove City College to sign a legally defective Title IX compliance form; a Department of Justice move to…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Athletic Coaches, Blacks, Civil Rights
Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women. – 1979
Addressed in this issue are: Title IX (right to sue, coverage of employment, a women's reentry program in violation of the law, law students filing a complaint, and disclosure of campus policies); sports (males on female teams, a statewide women's sports group, the average woman and sports, and a bibliography); employment (race preference in…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Career Development, College Admission, College Faculty
National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs, Washington, DC. – 1979
This fourth annual report on Women's Educational Equity Act (WEEA) programs highlights the major areas addressed by the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs in 1978. The report begins with an introductory summary of the Council's work since 1975 followed by brief discussions reporting the 1978 revisions in WEEA and the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Advisory Committees, Annual Reports, Equal Education
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