Seeing Red over Girls’ Exclusion from “Red Tails” Field Trip

My daughter, who is almost 6, recently told me a story about how her teacher addressed a situation where a classmate with a physical disability was excluded from an activity […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   February 10, 2012

Friday Night Lights — Not Just for Boys’ High School Sports!

“A packed gymnasium, cheerleaders rallying the fans, the crowd on their feet supporting their team, and the pep band playing the school song: These are all things you might expect […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   February 07, 2012

Civil Rights Aren’t Free — Demand Funding for Enforcement!

The Obama administration will release its budget proposal for fiscal year 2013 in the next few weeks. This will be the first budget proposed since last summer’s agreement to raise […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 17, 2012

Crossing the Line Sparks Important Dialogue

AAUW’s research report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School has certainly captured the attention of the media. The New York Times, CNN, the Washington Post, Huffington Post, and Ms. Magazine were just a few of the outlets that mentioned Crossing the Line and the dangerously normalized culture of sexual harassment in grades 7–12. Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   January 12, 2012

Did You Miss the “Tweet-Up”?

Last Friday, AAUW hosted Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali for a “tweet-up” (a meet-up on Twitter) to answer questions […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   January 10, 2012

“Tweet Up” with the Secretary of Education on Friday

To kick off 2012 and recognize the 40th anniversary of Title IX this year, AAUW is proud to host Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for our “tweet-up” (a meet-up on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   12 Comments   |   January 04, 2012

Sexual Harassment Is an Issue for Boys, Too

Sexual harassment disproportionately affects girls. The AAUW report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School empowers girls to understand that there are institutional biases against them because they are girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   December 12, 2011

Meet Rachael Rollins: Lawyer and Title IX Champion

1996–97 Selected Professions Fellow Rachael Rollins’ inspiring path through the field of law began during her undergraduate years at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Rollins received a full scholarship to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   November 30, 2011

Preventing Harassment: An Interview with Girls for Gender Equity

This post is part of a series focusing on sexual harassment in middle and high school, launched in conjunction with the release of AAUW’s latest research report, Crossing the Line: […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 21, 2011

Just a Typical Day at School

This post is part of a series focusing on sexual harassment in middle and high school, launched in conjunction with the release of AAUW’s latest research report, Crossing the Line: […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 14, 2011