Title IX

The NYC Dept. of Education is adding more girls sports teams to comply with Title IX (Credit: CBS2)

Civil Rights Complaint: NYC Schools Not Offering Level Playing Field For Girls Sports Teams

The New York City Department of Education denies violating Title IX, but they have entered into an agreement to resolve the complaint.

02/24/2015

Students carry mattresses in a protest against sexual assault at Columbia University. (Credit: Jacquelyn14)

Feds Launch Investigation Into Handling Of Rape Cases At Columbia University

The federal government has opened an investigation into how reports of rape on campus are investigated at Columbia University.

01/14/2015

Princeton University file (Photo: CBS 2)

Princeton Agrees To Review Handling Of Sexual Assault Cases

The settlement comes after an investigation by the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights into how Princeton and 75 other colleges across the country responded to sexual assault accusations.

11/05/2014

UConn sign (Jenneen Lee/WTIC)

UConn Settles Sex Assault Handling Lawsuit

The University of Connecticut doesn’t admit wrongdoing, but has settled a sex discrimination case with five women for $1.3 million.

07/18/2014

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N.J. Educators React To Federal Decision On School Sports For The Disabled

A groundbreaking decision came today from the U.S. Department of Education. It said that schools have to include students with disabilities in their sports programs, or at least provide equal alternatives.

01/25/2013

Geno Auriemma (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/GettyImages)

Legendary Coach Geno Auriemma Proposes That The Rim Be Lowered In Women’s Basketball

“What makes fans not want to watch women’s basketball is that some of the players can’t shoot and they miss layups, and that forces the game to slow down,” Auriemma said. “How do (we) help improve that? Lower the rim [from 10 feet].”

10/23/2012

Kris Jenkins (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Keidel: Can The NFL Play Gay?

Eventually, gays and lesbians will be as accepted and acclimated as anyone else. You just wonder when, and how far along we’ve come. Perhaps the NFL will tell us.

10/18/2012

US women's soccer team celebrates gold (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Opinion: Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.

10/08/2012

US women's soccer team celebrates gold (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.

08/10/2012

Lacrosse Sticks (file / credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut Lacrosse League Accused Of Gender Discrimination

A youth lacrosse league in one of America’s richest towns is facing a lawsuit alleging it discriminates against girls by providing them fewer resources than boys.

01/13/2012