Pregnant & Parenting Teens

Pregnancy as a Disability? Khan v. Midwestern University

The facts (combined from both decisions) Ayesha Khan enrolled as a medical student at Midwestern University in fall 2010. 3.5 years into the program, in early 2013, Ms. Khan became pregnant. Like many women, Ms. Khan suffered from physical ailments during her pregnancy, including Fatigue, Nausea, Gestational diabetes, and Clinical depression and anxiety disorder (due […]

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Title IX and Breastfeeding

A hot topic again. Please see these articles: They Can Pump Up the Volume but Can They Pump Out Their Milk? Public Secondary Schools Should be Required to Accommodate Lactating Students by KIMBERLY JACOBSEN  http://cpilj.com/archive/volume-13/ The Next Generation of Title IX: Pregnant and Parenting Students http://www.nwlc.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/nwlcpregparenting_titleixfactsheet.pdf Supporting the Academic Success of Pregnant and Parenting Students http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/pregnancy.pdf

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Dear Colleague Letter and Pamphlet on Supporting the Academic Success of Pregnant and Parenting Students Under Title IX

OCR just released a Dear Colleague letter and accompanying pamphlet on “Supporting the Academic Success of Pregnant and Parenting Students Under Title IX.” This pamphlet, which will be sent to schools across the country, updates a 1991 pamphlet on this topic. The link to the Dear Colleague Letter and pamphlet is here.  

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Listening to Latinas: Barriers to High School Graduation

  Listening to Latinas: Barriers to High School Graduation   from the National Women’s Law Center To help keep girls in school and on track for success, the National Women’s Law Center and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund went straight to the source: Latina students and the adults who work with them […]

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Title IX Protections for Pregnant and Parenting Students: A Guide for Schools

June 14, 2009 This fact sheet provides a quick guide to schools for understanding how Title IX protects the rights of pregnant and parenting students by addressing many of the most frequently asked questions educators have about how to treat students who might be, are or have ever been pregnant. Document(s): ProtectionsforPregnantandParentingStudents.pdf

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