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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. ...
The National Women's Law Center's (NWLC
) June fact sheet, "The Next Generation of Title IX: Athletics," focuses on the differences in participation rates between boys and girls in elementary schools and high schools. The report ranks high schools according to the "percentage of high schools in the state reporting a participation gap of 10 percentage points ...
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 ...
The Washington Post's Liz Clarke reports that the University of Maryland (UMD) has cut its 9-year competitive cheerleading team because of budget. This development is especially devastating because UMD pioneered the recognition of cheerleading as a varsity sport and was one of only a handful of Division I schools to offer elevated status to participants.
ESPNW's coverage (read: advertising, media, traffic-driving blitz) of the fortieth anniversary of Title IX makes us question its commitment to journalistic integrity. Sure, ESPN has a handbook on "Editorial Guidelines for Standards & Practices," but what's the point if some of the network's employees haven't bothered to either read or adhere to it?
Last Friday, the Women's Sports Foundation (WSF) issued a press release, "WSF Responds to American Sports Council v. Department of Education decision." Except the response, like that of the NWLC
, did not legitimately address any of ASC's reasons for suing the Department of Education.
One of the many deceiving claims is that our lawsuit "was designed to ...
The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC
) via Neena Chaudhry doesn’t let two days go by before taking advantage of the immensely unfortunate dismissal of our case, American Sports Council v. the Department of Education, to throw easy, rhetorical bait to its supporters and further distinguish itself from serious Title IX reformers who are trying to achieve ...
In October, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) announced its decision to add girls' sand volleyball at the high school level to comply with proportionality.
Little did we know — but probably should have guessed — that the National Women's Law Center (NWLC
) was behind this sudden addition. The Deer Valley Unified School District in Arizona ...
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) staff members are hosting a special blog series this week celebrating Title IX. So far, the posts have predictably showered the law with one-sided praise for strengthening "legal efforts" to achieve "gender equity" and creating "educational equality." Tweets and retweets of the series have simply repeated all of the ...
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 ...