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McGuinness, Aims – Education Commission of the States, 2016
A decade ago, the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education (the National Center) issued a policy brief, "State Capacity for Higher Education Policy." The National Center's core recommendation: States must have a broad-based, independent, credible public entity with a clear charge to increase the state's educational…
Descriptors: State Policy, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
National Women's Law Center, Washington, DC. – 2002
The extent of sex segregation in vocational and technical education (VTE) in U.S. high schools nearly 30 years after passage of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was examined in a national study. The key findings were as follows: (1) sex segregation is pervasive in high school-level VTE nationwide; (2) sex segregation results in…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Compliance (Legal), Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities
Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. – 1993
These guidelines explaining state pupil nondiscrimination requirements in interscholastic athletics are the result of a collaboration between the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA). The guide is designed to help schools fully implement Wisconsin's pupil nondiscrimination…
Descriptors: Athletics, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education
Dougherty, Kevin – 1979
This paper deals with continuities and changes over the period 1963 to 1976 in the organization and goals of the federally supported vocational education program. Summarized first are major pieces of vocational education passed in the years from 1917 to 1963, including the Vocational Education Act of 1917, the Vocational Education Act of 1946, the…
Descriptors: Community Benefits, Educational Benefits, Educational Change, Educational History
Goggans, E. Patricia; Lawrence, Dorothy – 1980
This document is one of three publications designed to establish guidelines for the elimination of sex bias and sex stereotyping and the establishment of sex fairness in vocational education programs in Colorado. As an administrative reference, it provides background material about the problem and a plan of action for correcting it for school and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Background, Bibliographies
Office for Civil Rights (DHEW), Washington, DC. – 1975
This manual was addressed to all Regional Directors, Education Branch Chiefs, Regional Attorneys, and Elementary and Secondary Education Division Staff of the Office of Civil Rights. Those concerned are directed to follow the manual in the conduct of Title IX or joint Title IX-Title VI/ESAA reviews, as well as in complaint investigations. Although…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation
Matthews, Martha; McCune, Shirley – 1976
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 requires that "no person...shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." A manual of grievance procedures for suspected infractions of…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Guides, Civil Rights, Equal Education
Ross, Cynthia S.; Green, Vicki A. – Journal of the College and University Personnel Association, 1983
Some institutions of higher education have adopted policies prohibiting sexual harassment and set out procedures for resolving complaints and grievances. Until it is eliminated and becomes a taboo practice, there must exist some legal protection for both victims and unintended accomplices. (MLW)
Descriptors: College Administration, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Legal Responsibility
Mercer, James – 1978
The document presents a summary of major federal legislation affecting the policy and operation of educational programs and activities. The handbook is intended to help educators locate information on the constitutional aspects of anti-discrimination laws. The document is presented in four chapters. Chapter I discusses the constitutional aspects…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Educational Problems
Rice, Lois D. – 1974
The Title IV student assistance programs of the Higher Education Act are the principal vehicle by which the federal government has intervened in the process called post-secondary education. The 1972 amendments also placed major emphasis on student assistance--emphasis further reinforced by recent budgetary trends. Title IV contains six student…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Federal Government
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Carpenter, Linda Jean; Acosta, R. Vivian – CUPA Journal, 1993
A discussion of Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, concerning sex discrimination in federally funded education programs, looks at grievance procedures, the effect of the legislation over time, factors encouraging swift compliance, and ways that a college or university can protect itself and its students. Focus is on college athletics. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Athletes, College Administration, College Athletics
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Roth, Stefanie H. – Journal of Law and Education, 1994
Sexual harassment of students by their teachers, teaching fellows, professors, school administrators, and peers is a growing problem in the educational institutions of the United States. Offers a legal framework for analyzing the problem with a review of the literature, legal arguments based on federal legislation, and analysis of the principles…
Descriptors: College Students, Court Litigation, Education, Elementary School Students
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Kaplin, William A. – Journal of College and University Law, 2000
Addresses the recent history and current status of the sexual harassment problem in colleges and universities, focusing on the harassment of students by their teachers or peers and whether and how students can hold universities liable. Develops a typology of Title IX sexual harassment claims and their variable contexts, considers implications for…
Descriptors: Colleges, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Educational Legislation
Gerdy, John R. – Trusteeship, 1998
College/university governing boards should consider various issues in determining whether to pursue athletic success: legal considerations, including coaches' salaries and compliance with Title IX provisions; potential weakening of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's ability to enforce standards; the financial realities of major college…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Athletics, Competition, Compliance (Legal)
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Bakst, Daren – College and University, 1997
The position paper of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, submitted to the Title IX/Title XI Reauthorization Task Force of the higher education community in anticipation of the legislation's reauthorization process in 1997, addresses the federal role in graduate education and explains the importance of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Federal Government
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