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Gurian, Michael; Stevens, Kathy; Daniels, Peggy – Educational Horizons, 2009
Over the past decade, the Gurian Institute has trained more than forty thousand teachers in more than two thousand schools and districts, both coed and single-sex. The institute's trainers have worked with public and private schools, Montessori schools, and a variety of charter and independent schools in fifteen countries; it has therefore been…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Program Effectiveness, Educational History, Federal Legislation
English, Ashley – Institute for Women's Policy Research, 2009
In 2006, the George W. Bush Administration issued new Title IX regulations that allow for sex-segregated classrooms and schools in public, non-vocational elementary and secondary schools. These regulations provide schools with another condition that allows them to provide sex-segregated programs as long as they meet an "important governmental…
Descriptors: Single Sex Classes, Equal Education, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education
Cable, Kelly E.; Spradlin, Terry E. – Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Indiana University, 2008
Single-sex education describes a diverse range of situations, including individual classes, programs after school, required programs, voluntary programs, and programs to remedy gender inequities and encourage cultural and racial pride. This brief addresses the genesis and legality of single-sex classrooms, the merits and critiques of single-sex…
Descriptors: Single Sex Schools, Sex Stereotypes, Gender Issues, Educational Policy
National Advisory Council on Vocational Education, Washington, DC. – 1981
Several federal laws that address the issue of sex equity in education and employment do so in part by placing personnel in official and advisory positions at the state and local level to effect equity. In vocational education, Public Law 94-482 mandates vocational education sex equity personnel (in most states entitled "sex equity…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Educational Discrimination
Fishbein, Estelle A.; Blumer, Dennis H. – 1981
In response to a request by the Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief, this report offers specific recommendations for reform of federal regulations. A cover letter explains the constraints imposed by the recommended format: that the report is unable to address adequately the area of federal regulatory activity generating the most adverse…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Affirmative Action, Attendance, Change Strategies
Marchino, Lois A. – 1980
The Nancy Drew adventure series, a classic girls' favorite for over 50 years, offers less sex role stereotyping and sexist cultural indoctrination than the majority of reading textbooks now used in the elementary school classroom. Textbooks were excluded from the Title IX regulations of the 1972 Education Amendments, and a review of studies…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Content Analysis, Elementary Schools, Females
Vandell, Kathy – 1989
Sex discrimination in education has been prohibited by federal legislation since Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was signed into law. Title IX and other federal legislation have increased women's access to education, yet sex differences in educational preparation and occupational choice persist. This issues brief discusses various…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Educational Change
Golombisky, Kim – 1998
Title IX, the 1972 United States federal law forbidding sex discrimination in education, has a rarely-talked-about but surprisingly tenuous history which illustrates how discourses of equality come to mean political powerlessness for diverse girls and women in school. Unfortunately, "sexual" debates such as women's sports and sexual…
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females
Hogges, Ralph – 1979
Current experiences and practices that exist in some colleges and universities that violate the Civil Rights Act and affirmative action legislation are discussed. Treatment of the average black, other minority, and women candidates as compared to the average white candidate is questioned in regard to staff recruitment, assignment to line as…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Black Students, Black Teachers, Civil Rights
Reynolds, William Bradford – 1983
The Reagan Administration's record in enforcing the civil rights statutes that apply to higher education are reviewed by Assistant Attorney General Reynolds of the Department of Justice. Attention is directed to cases under the jurisdiction of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Civil Rights Legislation, College Desegregation, Compliance (Legal)
Evans, Nancy Smith – 1981
Legal provisions for sex equity are found in Title II of the Education Amendments of 1976 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Although occupational opportunities for women expanded beyond the traditionally sex-segregated occupations during the World War II era, in the seventies legislators decided to require further changes. State…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education, Federal Legislation