February, 2012

UC Davis to Pay $1.35 Million Settlement in Title IX Case

February-22-12 UC Davis to Pay $1.35 Million Settlement in Title IX Case Last week, the University of California at Davis agreed to pay $1.35 million in a settlement with three women wrestlers after a US Federal Court ruled in August 2011 that the university violated Title IX by not sufficiently expanding intercollegiate athletic opportunities for […]

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Why Science Doesn’t Support Single-Sex Classes

Education Week CommentaryPublished Online: February 17, 2012 Why Science Doesn’t Support Single-Sex Classes By Rosalind C. Barnett and Caryl Rivers The loud, hissing sound you hear may be the air coming out of the tires of a much-hyped vehicle for improving American public education: the single-sex classroom. Gender-segregated classes have been promoted in best-selling books, […]

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High School Athletes Win Title IX Trial

Source – http://educationviews.org/2012/02/12/high-school-athletes-win-title-ix-trial/ Posted by EducationViews.org on February 12, 2012 in Blogs | 0 Comment A group of female athletes in Chula Vista, California, won their class action lawsuit against Sweetwater Union School District, having convinced a federal judge at trial that the school violated Title IX by providing inferior facilities and resources to girls’ […]

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$2M bullying suit targets High Point Regional High School (New Jersey)

Source – New Jersey Herald Posted: Feb 11, 2012 10:56 PM EST Updated: Feb 11, 2012 11:11 PM EST By STEVEN REILLY sreilly@njherald.com A student at High Point Regional High School who claims to have been the target of a three-year campaign of harassment, intimidation and bullying at the hands of fellow students and a […]

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Appeals Court Overturns Dismissal of Indiana High School Basketball Suit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 02/03/2012 http://www.aauw.org/media/pressreleases/titleIXIndiana_020312.cfm Contact: Katie Broendel, broendelk@aauw.org 202/785-7761 Lisa Goodnight, goodnightl@aauw.org 202/785-7738 AAUW Celebrates Decision in Title IX Case Appeals Court Overturns Dismissal of Indiana High School Basketball Suit WASHINGTON — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) commends the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit to overturn […]

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