11 Results for tag: Independent Women’s Forum

IWF Letter to U.S. Representative John Kline on Title IX in High School Athletics

Earlier today, the following letter was sent by the Independent Women's Forum to U.S. Representative John Kline (R-MN), the Chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce concerning Title IX and high school athletics. In it, Lukas urges Congressman Kline to investigate OCR's activities in this area. More later. February 8, 2011 The ... More

IWF’s Allison Kasic to Debate Nancy Hogshead-Makar Tonight on Stossel

Tonight's edition of Stossel, airing at 9:00 p.m. U.S. EST and again at Midnight, is taking a closer look at the world of sports, including Title IX and college athletics. The show will be dedicating an entire segment to the topic, and our friend, Allison Kasic of the Independent Women's Forum, will be taking the pro-reform position against Nancy Hogshead... More

Athletics Was Just the Beginning With Title IX

All over the country, we see that the basic message about the damage gender quotas is doing to interscholastic athletics is getting out. However, fewer folks seem to understand that the reach of Title IX could very well be coming to a college major near you. Here's a passage from an excellent opinion piece that appeared this morning in The Beacon, the ... More

A Few Notes for the Bloggers at Ms. Magazine

A few days ago, on the 38th anniversary of Title IX, the blog over at Ms. Magazine ran a piece on the critics of the law. Our friends at the Independent Women's Forum were mentioned, as was the College Sports Council. Here's the critical excerpt: But IWF, like other Title IX naysayers, insists that men’s sports have consistently and seriously declined in ... More

CSC Soccer Study Gets Wider Notice

It's been a good day for the College Sports Council and our study on disparities in Division I soccer. Earlier today, Charlotte Allen of the Independent Women's Forum wrote a piece based on our study entitled, "Why U.S. Men's Soccer Will Decline." Here's an excerpt: The effect of the proportionality rule on opportunities for young men to play college ... More

IWF Issues Title IX Position Paper

Allison Kasic of the Independent Women's Forum just gave us a heads up that she's published a new position paper on Title IX. It's titled, Title IX and Athletics: A Case Study of Perverse Incentives and Unintended Consequences. From the executive summary: June 23rd marks the 38th anniversary of Title IX, the federal law that bans sex discrimination ... More

IWF Podcast on Title IX Compliance

Our friends Alison Kasic and Amy Watson of the Independent Women's Forum recently had a conversation about the compliance trap set up by quota advocates when it comes to Title IX enforcement. Click here to listen and here (MP3) to download. More

IWF Releases Title IX Primer

Our friends at IWF, Allison Kasic and Kimberly Schuld have just finished writing a primer on Title IX. Click here to download it. More

Allison Kasic on Title IX’s Faults

Our friend Allison Kasic of the Independent Women's Forum has a piece in the Christian Science Monitor today on the downside of Title IX: The scope of Title IX has expanded dramatically through a combination of court cases and government policy interpretations (mostly through the US Department of Education). A 1979 interpretation established a ... More

CSC Issues National Appeal for “Common-Sense Reform” of Title IX

The College Sports Council and the Independent Women’s Forumtoday issued a national appeal on the 36th anniversary of the passage of Title IX calling on men and women to work together to effect “straightforward and common-sense” reform to the law’s enforcement mechanism in college athletics. The text of the petition, with lead signatories ... More