Title IX morphed into a sports issue as schools began to provide women athletes with more athletic opportunities.
But as approval of the constitutional amendment stalled in the states, Title IX became the law that endured—and made a difference.
Until 1988, when Congress finally restored the original intent, Title IX had no teeth.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 had a simple goal: to end sex discrimination in schools that receive federal money.
There is no question that Title IX has enabled women to achieve extraordinary progress in domains previously restricted to men.
Yet in academic fields and on athletic fields, the power of Title IX continues to be felt every day.
Sixteen students have filed a Title IX complaint against Yale, alleging a "hostile sexual environment" for women.
Rape hearings are currently not mentioned anywhere in the Title IX text.
a part of the 1972 Education Act (U.S.) stating that no person could be denied the benefits of a federally funded educational program or activity on the basis of their gender; also called [Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972]
Title IX cases, which have typically been filed at the college level, have increasingly been filed against K-12 schools for sex equity in extracurricular sports.