July, 2011

Title IX Defined – Excellent source of Information on the Law

Title IX Defined – Excellent source of Information on the Law What is Title IX? As part of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX prohibits discrimination in education on the basis of sex. Title IX covers all levels and areas of education, including athletics and vocational/technical education. Title IX has helped women and girls, […]

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*Filing a Claim with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights*

*Filing a Claim with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights*   *Thursday, July 28 at 3:00pm EST*   * *   The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and […]

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Time for Justice in Anoka-Hennepin

July 26, 2011 Seeking Justice for LGBT Students The Southern Poverty Law Center—Teaching Tolerance’s parent organization—has filed a joint lawsuit against the Anoka-Hennepin school district for refusing to stop pervasive anti-gay harassment. Minnesota’s largest district defended its policies as “middle of the road.” But “there is no middle of the road when it comes to […]

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At Two-Year Colleges, Less Scrutiny Equals Less Athletic Equality

NY Times July 16, 2011 At Two-Year Colleges, Less Scrutiny Equals Less Athletic Equality By KATIE THOMAS Los Angeles Southwest College has a new athletic field house and football stadium, but almost no female athletes. Women make up more than two-thirds of students at this community college in the city’s South Central neighborhood, but less […]

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NIJ study: Positive findings for reducing teen dating violence/harassment

NIJ study: Positive findings for reducing teen dating violence/harassment For Immediate Release: July 12, 2011 Findings from a National Institute of Justice evaluation of Shifting Boundaries: Lessons on Relationships for Students in Middle School, a youth dating violence prevention program in New York City middle schools, indicate that increasing awareness and monitoring of school environments […]

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