6 Results for tag: AAUW

Title IX Twitter Chat: #fail

Another day, another unimpressive Twitter chat. Tuesday's Title IX tweetchat, hosted by the National Women's Law Center (NWLC) with Jon Carson, the Director of Public Engagement at the White House, proved to be a self-aggrandizing, fact-fleeting, accountability-lacking publicity stunt. "Submit your questions w/hashtag #WHTitleIX," NWLC told the public. ... More

Sick of Title IX “Myths”? Just call them “Facts”

The National Coalition for Women & Girls in Education recently issued a report evaluating how Title IX has influenced girls' achievements in education and athletics. Instead of presenting a factual assessment of the harmful side effects from Title IX enforcement methods, the report is chock full of opinion, agenda and rhetoric (though the Washington ... More

Dept. of Education: Power, Lobbyists More Important Than Student Athletes

Last Friday, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) led a tweet-up with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to "kick off 2012 and to recognize the 40th anniversary of Title IX this year." Here’s what actually happened: Our Secretary of Education went to the offices of ... More

Keeping an Eye on H.R. 2882 and S. 471

A few weeks back, we took note of an action alert from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) concerning two pieces of legislation designed to essentially bring Title IX enforcement to American high schools: In honor of the 38th anniversary of Title IX on June 23, join AAUW in urging your member of Congress to enforce Title IX in our high ... More

Title IX: Coming to a High School Near You

The 38th anniversary of the passage of Title IX comes tomorrow, which means that many of our adversaries in the gender quota business will be making all sorts of proposals to extend the reach of the law, and its unintended consequences. Yesterday, the American Association of University Women issued the following online alert to its membership: In honor ... More

The AAUW and Distorting the Crisis in Educating Young Men

Earlier this week, the American Association of University Women published a study entitled, "Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education". And like the folks on the other side of the argument pointed out a few days back, it's really not about the girls, but rather it's aimed at debunking the claim that young men aren't being served ... More