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Fact Sheet | A Women’s Economic Agenda Must Help Women and Families Succeed

June 25, 2014

Recognizing that when women succeed, their families and the economy prosper, some legislative leaders are taking action to create opportunities for women in the workplace. The National Women’s Law Center applauds these efforts because investment in women’s economic security is vital for women and their families.

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Fact Sheet | The Next Generation of Title IX: Athletics

June 13, 2012

This fact sheet discusses Title IX's impacts on athletics for girls and women since its passage 40 years ago and makes recommendations as to next steps to ensure that Title IX's goals are fully realized.  It chronicles the specific ways in which women's and girls' athletics opportunities have grown and been supported, and identifies concrete policy goals and questions for the next generation.

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Fact Sheet | The Next Generation of Title IX: Harassment and Bullying Based on Sex

June 13, 2012

Title IX is about much more than sports.  In this fact sheet, we look at the protection Title IX offers from harassment and bullying based on gender and gender stereotypes.  The fact sheet also addresses cyberbullying, and looks ahead to next steps in strengthening Title IX's anti-harassment mandates.

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Fact Sheet | The Next Generation of Title IX: STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

June 13, 2012

Since 1972, Title IX has opened the doors for women to pursue many fields, but in STEM women remain underrepresented in classes and fields that are pathways to high wage careers. This fact sheet discusses Title IX's impact on women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and recommends ways that schools and the government can move forward policies in pursuit of Title IX's goals.

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Fact Sheet | The Next Generation of Title IX: Pregnant and Parenting Students

June 13, 2012

Title IX protects students from discrimination based on their "actual or potential parental, family, or marital status" or based on a student's "pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy or recovery therefrom."  This fact sheet describes how far Title IX has come in ensuring these protections, and what still must be done to make sure that the protections are implemented and well-known.

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Reports & Toolkits | It's Your Education: How Title IX Protections Can Help You

June 22, 2010

This easy-to-use tool provides information to students at all levels of education about their rights under Title IX to ensure that male and female students receive the education they deserve.  It’s Your Education lays out the key protections under Title IX and provides tips for students on what to do if they suspect that they are experiencing discrimination in school.

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More Resources

Coalition Action Materials | Letter to House of Representatives: Student Success Act

September 17, 2013

Fact Sheet | Pregnant and Parenting Student Provisions of the Strengthening America's Schools Act of 2013

September 17, 2013

Coalition Action Materials | Letter to Congress: Support the Pregnant and Parenting Student Provisions of the Strengthening America’s Schools Act of 2013

September 17, 2013

Fact Sheet | ESEA Reauthorization Must Address Access to Education for Pregnant and Parenting Students

September 17, 2013

Fact Sheet | ESEA Data Should Be Cross-Tabulated by Race/Ethnicity and Gender

September 17, 2013