The slow track

Wolff, Alexander
September 1992
Sports Illustrated;9/28/92, Vol. 77 Issue 13, p52
Examines the issue of gender discrimination in federally funded schools. Title IX, the federal law; Expanded women's opportunity to play sports; Discouraging results of recent survey; Importance of sports for girls as well as boys; Findings of the Women's Sport Foundation; Federal intervention; Role of the NCAA. INSET: A state of enlightenment, by Kelly Whiteside.;The unkindest cut,.


Related Articles

  • My bout with affirmative action. Maguire, T. // Commentary;Apr92, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p50 

    Relates the author's experiences after publication of an article he wrote called `Admissions Apartheid,' which called into question the admission practices of Georgetown University Law Center where he was a student. His claim of favoritism toward black applicants; Racial tensions caused by his...

  • Readin', ritin' & rage: How schools are destroying black boys. Dent, D.J. // Essence (Essence);Nov89, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p54 

    Discusses the ways racism against black boys is evident in public schools, and ways the problems can be avoided. Low teacher expectations; Behavior problems; Peer pressure; African-American studies; Parental support. INSET: Fighting back (community youth programs), by B.W. Baye..

  • Arkansas school district bars whites from leaving.  // Jet;2/18/91, Vol. 79 Issue 18, p22 

    Reports on the Gould (Ark.) School District's decision to force white students who recently left the school system to return to the predominantly black school district. Objections of parents.

  • Who protests: Self-interest and white opposition to busing. Green, Donald Philip; Cowden, Jonathan A. // Journal of Politics;May92, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p471 

    Investigates the behavioral dimension of white opposition to busing--a dimension that previous scholars have ignored. Boston; Louisville; The contrast between attitudes and behavior; Concluding remarks.

  • Racism in schools.  // Youth Studies Australia;Dec1996, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p10 

    Reports that racist incidents occur at a level that requires vigilance by teachers as more Asian Australian children are admitted to schools. Prejudices between students.

  • Fair play. Miller, Linda; Othersen, Megan // Runner's World;Sep92, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p18 

    Details the federal law Title IX, which prohibits sexual discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal funds. The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights' (OCR) investigations of charges of sexual discriminiation; What constitutes a violation; Contact points. INSET:...

  • Angry white females. Stock, Sarah // American Enterprise;Sept/Oct96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p11 

    Discusses the gender and racial discrimination in admissions in Boston, Massachusetts' schools. Case of Julia McLaughlin; Other cases of discriminations.

  • Still in a different class.  // Junior Scholastic;2/11/94, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p6 

    Discusses the existence of racism in education. US Supreme Court's rule on the unconstitutionality of segregated schools; Presence of segregated schools in many parts of the country; Effect on young blacks' chances for quality education and jobs; Other kinds of segregation in schools.

  • Minority status and the stigma of `surplus visibility.' Patai, D. // Education Digest;Jan1992, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p35 

    Presents a condensed version of an article from `The Chronicle of Higher Education,' which examines how `surplus visibility' affects minority group members. Women are still underrepresented on American faculties; Explanation of surplus visibility; What is necessary for surplus visibility to...

  • Women in sciences. Schroeder, K. // Education Digest;Jan1992, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p74 

    Examines a study from the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences in Washington, D.C. The study entitled `Investing in Human Potential: Science and Engineering at the Crossroads', revealed that there is `no concerted effort' in American colleges and universities to attract and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics