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Title IX Recognized by ESPN & Brittney Griner at ESPY Awards

By Willie Roberson, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern If you had a chance to watch the 20th ESPY Awards on ESPN last night, you couldn’t have missed women’s basketball phenom Brittney Griner accept two major awards. During … Continue reading

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Celebrating 40 Years of Title IX Successes

By Jaimie Woo, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern In commemoration of Title IX’s 40th anniversary, Sen. Tom Harkin, D. Iowa, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, recognized four distinguished women who have made … Continue reading

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Dept. of Education Enters Resolution with Yale University over Sexual Misconduct Policy

By Jaimie Woo, 2012 Summer Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern As a student who works at the Duke University Women’s Center, I know firsthand how essential its resources are for students on campus. So I understand why, after an October … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Ruling on Arizona’s SB1070 Immigration Law; Title IX Myths Persist; Keeping GED Test Viable in New York

Compiled by Jaimie Woo, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern Supreme Court rejects much of Arizona Immigration Law Robert Barnes The Washington Post Today, The Supreme Court released its decision on Arizona’s controversial immigration law, S.B. 1070. It … Continue reading

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Debunking Myths about Title IX and Women’s Athletics

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in federally funded education programs or activities, ESPNW is running a campaign called “The Power of IX” that features news, commentary, stories, and videos highlighting … Continue reading

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The 40th Anniversary of Title IX

By Victoria Samuels, a Spring 2012 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund This April will mark the 40th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in federally funded education programs … Continue reading

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