Secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius, former secretary of state madeleine albright, hall of fame basketball coach pat summitt. It's the 40th anniversary of title ix of the education amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination in educational settings on the basis of sex, and while the. Whitehouse video on the 40th anniversary of title ix: title ix at 40 report rape and sexual assault: a renewed call to action (pdf), released by the whitehouse. On june 23, 1972, president richard nixon signed title ix into law, forever changing the face of women's athletics former soccer star kristine lilly is one of the. The landmark civil rights law turns 40 this week, and white house officials and others are looking at the effect of title ix in schools, particularly in terms of.
Despite four decades of progress, girls have still not achieved equality in high school athletics we asked title ix experts and those in the trenches for their ideas. Yesterday, june 20 th, the white house council on women and girls hosted a great event celebrating the 40 th anniversary of title ix with dozens of advocates and. It's been 40 years since the adoption of title ix, the gender equity law that changed college athletics for both women and men commenting on the law's. On june 24, 1972, president richard nixon signed title ix into law the law, which has been the focal point of heated debate for the last 40 years, is just 37 words. Title ix: athletics • fact sheet the next generation of title ix: athletics itle ix of the education amendments of 1972 prohib- title ix at 40: the road traveled. In 1972, fewer than 300,000 girls in america played high school sports now, three million do saturday was the 40th anniversary of the passage of title ix, the.
Ebscohost serves thousands of libraries with premium essays, articles and other content including title ix turns 40: a brief history and look forward get access to. Title ix at 40 | 1 executive summary: education for everyonef orty yae rs ago, con-gress passed ttle ix of i the education amendments of 1972 to ensure equal.
Our 2012 title ix at 40 conference brought together a diverse array of more than 200 athletes, coaches, administrators, educators, students, researchers, legal. Title ix at 40 since its founding in 1881, aauw has led the charge to secure equal educational opportunities for women as early as 1945.
Title ix, as a federal civil rights law in the united states of america the mosaic also included photos of espnw's top 40 athletes of the past 40 years. This 1972 law was never just about sports—it radically changed everything about education for girls and women.
Without title ix, we'd still be considered in terms of sports kind of like second-class citizens, not even on the radar, said curtis, a former head coach at radford. This year, title ix turned 40, and galles recently joined more than 300 legal scholars, educators and historians in ann arbor, michigan, to honor title ix at 40. Title ix at 40 since its founding the survey and standards predate federal legislation by two years and the title ix implementing regulations by five years. Since its passage in 1972, title ix has spawned many changes more girls than ever are playing sports doors have opened for them to take advanced math and science.