They are working together to keep leveling the playing field.
The President supports Title IX and gender equity in schools across the nation. In 2012, the
Whitehouse hosted a celebration of the anniversary of Title IX. Title IX requires the public school system in the United States to fund and support women’s sports just like they do the male sports. President Obama’s …show more content…
According to Women’s Sports Foundation, June 23, 1972, was an historic year for women and girls. A senator, Birch Bayh and a representative, Edith Green joined together to introduce a bill in
Congress that “prohibits sex decimation in any educational program or activity receiving any type of financial aid.” Women Sports Foundation was started to monitor Title IX. With the passing of
Title IX. With the passing of Title IX amendments would be added and some amendments failed.
The first failed came in May of 1974 when a senator tried to amend Title IX to exempt “money making sports from the Title IX rules. A few months later, a reworded amendment was passed and signed by then President Ford. Over the years Title IX has been changed to add sexual harassment and sexual violence to all students, female and males. The title has been interpreted by many member Congress members, both Senators and Representatives, over the years. Each program and activity has been examined. The Justice Department regularly monitors discrimination centered on sex.
The Justice Department has looked at Title IX in relation to discrimination and women’s sports.
Justice has no problem bringing cases to the Courts and monitoring the people’s actions. …show more content…
There also have been judicial reviews on Chapter 38 of the Education Amendments of 1972. This review on
Section 1681.Sex stated the exceptions to Title IX which named the classes of “educational institutions subject to prohibition.” Section 1681 makes reference to the types of facilities that are covered, which include: vocational education, professional education, and graduate higher education “undergraduate education. There are many sections with descriptions of what can and cannot be done or funded. Even certain fraternities of sororities are exempt for following the guide lines for Title IX. These interpretations of Title has put a burden on the educational system and public school institutions as a whole. In the effort to be fair to males and females the Justice
Department has over thought Title