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Pierce, Dennis – Community College Journal, 2018
Community college leaders would be hard pressed to find a federal statute that has had such a tremendous impact, yet is as widely misunderstood--even reviled--as Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Simply put, the law states that any educational program or activity receiving federal funding cannot discriminate on the basis of gender.…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Gender Discrimination, Federal Legislation, Sex Fairness
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Brake, Deborah – Community College Journal, 1997
Discusses a Title IX action brought against Rhode Island's Brown University as a result of the university's demotion of two women's varsity teams to unfunded status. Reports that the court rejected Brown's argument that women are less interested in sports than men, ordering it to comply with the law. (AJL)
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, College Athletics, College Students, Court Litigation