Title IX at 40
How Far Have We Come
June 13, 2012
Since its passage in 1972, Title IX has spawned many changes. More girls than ever are playing sports. Doors have opened for them to take advanced math and science courses. Pregnant and parenting students have more educational opportunities. But most experts and educators say—and the data confirm—that gender equality has yet to be achieved. In this collection, Education Week examines the landmark federal law’s history, progress, and remaining barriers.
- Federal Title IX: New Opportunities for Girls, But Gender Gap RemainsMore K-12 girls than ever are involved in sports since passage of the 1972 law, but the gap between boys and girls remains huge.