Back to School with Title IX

As the new school year begins, it’s a good time to brush up on Title IX and what it means for students. Signed in 1972, Title IX (officially known as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   September 23, 2011

Why Every Voter Should Care about School Board Elections

I don’t have children, school age or otherwise, but I deeply care about the outcomes of my local and state school board elections. You should, too. Here’s why: Property values […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 15, 2011

Why I Tri

Women may exercise for several reasons: to reduce stress, to have fun, or to promote their health. The most common reason I hear, however, is to lose weight. It can […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   September 12, 2011

Know the Score!

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, a staunch advocate for transparency in government, once said, “Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   September 07, 2011

UC Berkeley to Keep Women’s Sports Teams

In September 2010, the University of California, Berkeley, announced its intention to eliminate four student sports teams — women’s and men’s gymnastics, women’s lacrosse, and baseball — and to make […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 09, 2011

The Continuing Fight for Title IX Enforcement

AAUW recently lent our support to a Title IX lawsuit in Indiana, signing an amicus brief in support of the plaintiff in Parker v. Indiana High School Athletic Association et […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 16, 2011

No One Is Immune from Title IX

AAUW was pleased by last week’s court decision that found that four top officials at the University of California, Davis, could be sued for violating Title IX. Three female former […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   December 22, 2010

Supporting Girls’ Sports

In about a year and a half we’ll celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX, but many high schools still treat boys’ and girls’ sports inequitably, frequently cutting girls’ teams […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 08, 2010

Happy Anniversary, Title IX

Title IX celebrates its 38th anniversary today, while, simultaneously, a court battle is being waged over whether or not the Quinnipiac University competitive cheerleading squad is considered a sport for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 23, 2010

A Victory for Title IX

April is perhaps the greatest month in the sports calendar. Among other things, you’ve got Opening Day and the start of a new MLB season, the beginning of the NHL […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   April 21, 2010