Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 : a summary of the implementing regulation

National Foundation for the Improvement of Education. Resource Center on Sex Roles in Education

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  • Publication [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education, [1977] Washington, D.C. : Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, [1977] [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977.
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    • iv, 16 pages ; 22 cm
  • OCLC ocm02793318


  • Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments prohibits sex discrimination in the admission and treatment of students by educational programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. The document presents a summary of the implementing regulation grouped into five major sections: (1) general provisions that outline the general procedures required for ensuring nondiscrimination and compliance with the regulation; (2) coverage provisions that identify the education institutions, programs, and activities covered by the regulation; (3) admissions provisions that specify prohibitions of discrimination in the recruitment and admissions of students; (4) provisions pertaining to the treatment of students in educational programs and activities that delineate the standards for nondiscrimination in student programs; and (5) employment provisions that establish the requirements for nondiscrimination in employment.


  • Prepared under contract 300-75-0256 for the Women's Program staff, U.S. Office of Education; research and staff assistance also supported by funds from the Ford Foundation.
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