How does Title IX protect students?
Title IX states that: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
What does Title IX mean for students?
of the Education Amendments of 1972
What happens in a Title IX investigation?
A Title IX investigation examines allegations of sexual discrimination, harassment and assault, domestic violence, stalking or any other gender-based harm listed in the school’s anti-discrimination policy. Because it examines policy violations, the investigation must occur independently of a legal investigation.
What is a Title 9 charge?
§1681 et seq., is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities. Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment or sexual violence, such as rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, and sexual coercion.
What is the 3 prong test of Title IX?
The three-part test begins with the premise that if men and women participate in the athletics program at the same rate in which men and women are enrolled at the institution, then compliance is presumed; in effect, test one – proportionality.
What is the difference between Title IX and Title VII?
In Lakoski, the Fifth Circuit noted Congress enacted Title VII to empower individuals with judicial redress for employment discrimination, whereas it enacted Title IX to empower federal agencies that provide funds for educational institutions to terminate funding upon a finding of employment discrimination.