18 Results for tag: DOE

On Title IX and High Schools

Over the past several months, we've seen the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights inundated with Title IX complaints coming from Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Although there are about 300 complaints in total, the heart of each is always the same: that the gender balance of the athletic department of the high school in question is isn't in ... More

Why Every Athletic Booster Club is in Danger Because of Title IX

We've warned our readers many times about the danger that runaway Title IX enforcement poses to high school athletics. Earlier today, we got some news out of Pennsylvania that should send a chill up the spine of any parent who participates in a booster club for a high school sport—and what the College Sports Council believes is a deliberate misinterpret... More

All Signs Point To Title IX Rollback

Over the past couple of days, we've seen some definite signs that the Obama Administration is planning a major announcement concerningTitle IX enforcement tomorrow afternoon in Washington, D.C. Last Thursday, Libby Sander at the Chronicle of Higher Educationinterviewed Russlyn Ali of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, and she let ... More

USCCR Endorses Use of Model Survey in Title IX Compliance

Before the week was out, we wanted to make sure we shared some very good news that came courtesy of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights just before the Easter holiday: The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has released a report on accommodation of athletic interests and abilities of college students under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments Act of ... More

Running the Title IX Numbers at Cuesta College

Over at SanLuisObispo.com, I found news that the a Title IX complaint against Cuesta College has been filed with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. The complaint comes after the California school dropped women's tennis at the end of the 2008-09 academic year. The elimination of the program came in the midst of a raft of budget ... More

College Sports Council, Pacific Legal Foundation call on U.S. Dept. of Education to clarify Title IX rules for High School Sports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 20, 2007 – Two leading national organizations today called on the U.S. Department of Education to clarify that Title IX’s compliance standard for colleges, known as three part test, does not apply to High School sports teams. The request was made today by the College Sports Council, a national coalition of coaches, parents, ... More

CSC Provides the Platform: Student Athletes Speak Out Against Cuts

Sports Council Update, November 2006 www.collegesportscouncil.org FROM: Jessica Gavora, CSC Director of Communications Dear Friends of the CSC; When James Madison University (JMU) announced on September 29 the elimination of 10 athletic teams in order to comply with Title IX proportionality - the largest single act of Title IX related cuts by ... More

Inside Higher Ed Doubts the Students

Elizabeth Redden of Insider Higher Education writes that, “criticisms specific to their university — including a lack of student input in the decision — crept into some of their comments.” Those views didn’t creep anywhere, they were front and center. The whole point of the rally was to ask the Department to strengthen interest surveys — ... More