Educational institutions have a responsibility to provide safe, equitable spaces where all students can learn and thrive on equal terms. The ruling in Gruver vs. LSU affirms that schools cannot shirk this duty.
Female athletes are still battling for pay equality. But amidst today’s cries for #EqualPay, here’s how we won the battle for female representation in sports. We look back at the progress female athletes made, thanks to Title IX and the lessons we can learn to use in the current fight for equal pay.
It’s my favorite time of the year: NCAA women’s basketball tournament season, not to be confused with March Madness. That moniker belongs only to the men’s playoff. The women’s tournament doesn’t have a spiffy name, or televised coverage of games in their entirety.
As the parent of a high school sexual assault survivor, I’ve seen how pervasive sexual harassment and assault in our K-12 schools can shake entire communities. That’s why I’m sounding the alarm about the Trump administration’s attempt to roll back Title IX guidelines for sexual misconduct.
A new misconduct policy at University of Michigan requires survivors of sexual violence to be cross-examined by their alleged attackers—or face the dismissal of their complaint.
As a schoolgirl, Bernice Sandler objected to the way girls were excluded from the class activities the boys did. She told her mother that she was going to “change the world”—and she did.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ latest proposed Title IX guidelines continue the Trump administration’s attack on LGBTQ rights—and leave transgender and queer students in danger.
Systemic failure creates more victims and empowers the perpetrators. That’s why Title IX protections around campus sexual assault must remain in place.
Since Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Education Department has been threatened with massive budget cuts, faced repeated risk of wholesale elimination and suffered many smaller blows adding up to significant injury— and students are feeling the pain.
After investigating 387 reports of sexual misconduct, the Department of Education determined that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill failed survivors of sexual assault. One of the alumni behind the landmark battle for justice talked to Ms. about what comes next.