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

Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School

Based on a survey of a nationally representative sample of 1,965 students conducted in May and June 2011, Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment in grades 7–12. The report reveals some sobering statistics about the prevalence of sexual harassment and the negative impact it has on students’ education. Read more »

Sexual Harassment Versus Bullying

This post is part of a new series on sexual harassment in school, launched in conjunction with the upcoming AAUW report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Follow @AAUWResearch […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   September 29, 2011

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 & Training   |   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