Citations with the tag: SEX discrimination in education

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  • The single sex school: Giving girls a chance to steal center stage.
    Shields, Charles J. // Curriculum Review; Dec93, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p10 

    Describes the mission and advantages of single sex schools. Effectiveness; Opportunities for girls; Catholic schools; Declining male colleges.

  • Helping girls succeed.
    Moulton, Meg Milne; Ransome, Whitney // Education Week; 10/27/93, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p23 

    Opinion. Comments on the remedy for gender inequities in the schools. Legislative actions; Rectification of the gender gap; Contributions from parents and teachers; Impact of the school's culture in establishing ground rules for participation and achievement; Strategies to help girls and...

  • Research, Teaching, and Service.
    Park, Shelley M. // Journal of Higher Education; Jan/Feb96, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p46 

    Examines existing university tenure and promotion criteria, suggesting that such criteria are both an effect and a source of gender bias in academia. Factors preventing the advancement of female faculty.

  • The AAUW report: How Schools Shortchange Girls.
    Park, Shelley M. // Women's International Network News; Spring92, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p72 

    Discusses findings of the report `How Schools Shortchange Girls,' produced for the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Documentation of the bias girls face in the classroom; How gender bias undermines girls' self-esteem and discourages girls from courses of study; Differences...

  • Constructive criticism.
    Webster, Ruth Marvin // New Moon Network; Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p7 

    Discusses a case of sex discrimination in a school in London, England.

  • Women's research on Chicago in the early 20th century.
    Sibley, David // Women & Environments; Spring95, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p6 

    Discusses the gender factor in the distinction between the University of Chicago's School of Sociology and School of Social Service Administration in Chicago, Illinois. Women's contribution to urban research at the Hull House settlement; Demarcation between sociology and social work; Findings...

  • Back-to-school battlelines.
    Woog, Dan // Lesbian News; Sep96, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p25 

    Focuses on discrimination against homosexuals in the school setting. Decision of the school board in Merrimack, New Jersey to prohibit any discussion of homosexuality as a positive lifestyle; Exclusion of gay literature in schools; Enactment of anti-harrassment policies.

  • Global discrimination in education.
    Woog, Dan // Women's International Network News; Spring96, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p84 

    Discusses issues concerning discrimination against women in education. Denial of quality education to women; Percentage of secondary vocational schools in Pakistan that barred women; Percentage of women in the total number of adult illiterates in the world.

  • Title IX: Trouble or tool?
    Harper, Pat Callbeck // Thrust for Educational Leadership; May/Jun94, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p18 

    Discusses the use of the Title IX regulation, which prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs, in the improvement of schools. Passage of the Title IX regulation in 1975; Elimination of barriers of stereotype, bias and discrimination; Title IX/equity coordination positions; Title...

  • Untitled.
    Harper, Pat Callbeck // UNESCO Sources; Jul/Aug97, Issue 92, p21 

    Relates the results of a survey conducted on gender bias in the classroom conducted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

  • Discrimination in the education system of Kenya.
    Harper, Pat Callbeck // Women's International Network News; Winter92, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p57 

    Focuses on discrimination against women in Kenya's educational system. Disparity of ratio between girls and boys enrolled in schools.

  • Bill seeks equality of sexes in USA schools.
    Harper, Pat Callbeck // Women's International Network News; Spring94, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p78 

    Focuses on the Gender Equity in Education Act passed by a US Congress House subcommittee. Supporters of the bill; Provisions.

  • 10 recommendations for gender equity.
    Harper, Pat Callbeck // Gifted Child Today Magazine; Mar/Apr99, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p7 

    Outlines recommendations for gender equity based on the report `Gender Gaps: Where Schools Still Fail Out Children,' from the American Association of University Women in the United States. Includes increase of percentage of girls taking up physics, biology and chemistry; Making of algebra I and...

  • Untitled.
    Harper, Pat Callbeck // Working Mother; Sep93, p22 

    Commends Representative Patricia Schroeder, Olympia Snowe, Patsy Mink and Dale Kildee for sponsoring House Bill No. 1793, the Gender Equity in Education Act; Anti-sex discrimination provisions of the bill; Call for readers to push their representatives to vote for the bill.

  • How school play `Smear the queer'.
    Loutzenheiser, Lisa W. // Feminist Teacher; 1996, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p59 

    Studies the impact of heterosexism and homophobia particularly the struggles of gay, lesbians and bisexual face at school. Conducive school environment for students of all sexualities; Jeopardy of heterosexual students; Human rights of gays and lesbians; Acceptability of all kinds of...

  • Closing the gender gap on PSATs.
    Loutzenheiser, Lisa W. // U.S. News & World Report; 10/14/96, Vol. 121 Issue 15, p28 

    Explains why, in 1996, the US Department of Education has added a multiple choice test of writing skills to the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (PSAT). Purported gender gap in eligibility for the National Merit Scholarships resulting from alleged gender bias in the PSAT; Civil rights...

  • Will "Boys and Girls" Be Prohibited in Nebraska Schools?
    Loutzenheiser, Lisa W. // New American (08856540); 11/3/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p7 

    The article presents information on new school training documents in Lincoln, Nebraska, which advise teachers to avoid the use of gendered expressions in classrooms, such as "boys and girls," and use gender inclusive words to call the students, such as campers, readers, or athletes.

  • The court, clubs and discrimination.
    Thomas, Cal // Adirondack Daily Enterprise; 7/5/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 157, p4 

    In this article, the author offers views on sex discrimination in various universities in the U.S.

    Thomas, Cal // American School & University; Sep2011, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p58 

    The article focuses on a Washington state memorandum to school districts affirming prohibition of single-gender classes due to which the Tacoma district will end a program at one middle school that separated boys and girls.

  • Is there gender bias in the schools? You bet: Add up the teaching staffs.
    Byfield, Ted // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 4/3/95, Vol. 22 Issue 16, p52 

    Opinion. Discusses the existence of gender bias in the educational system in Canada. Comparison of academic performance of public school students; Corrective programs for math and science teaching; Implications of enrollment and teaching disparities in universities; Reality of gender...

  • Boys vs. girls: Gender discrimination in the public schools.
    Selkirk, Zane; Johnson, Latasha // New York Amsterdam News; 09/24/98, Vol. 89 Issue 39, p22 

    Presents the views of a group of children, who have experienced the problem of gender discrimination within schools in the United States, and possible solutions to the problem, during a roundtable discussion at the New York Children's Express office. Details on the views of Courtney Jones,...

  • Gender fairness: Are we failing half of out students?
    Handy, Alice Evans // Book Report; Nov/Dec94, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p20 

    Offers suggestions for educators to address gender equity in schools. Focus on 51 percent of the female student population; Integration of gender-fair materials with the curriculum; Encouragement of girls to be achievers and classroom leaders; Development of strategies for attacking the...

  • Trouble at Girton.
    Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia; Winter1995, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p10 

    Reports on the discrimination complaints lodged by two boys from Girton Grammar School in Bendigo, Australia. Refusal of the boys to get their hair cut; Reaction from one of the boys' father; Compliance of the boys to school policy.

  • Testimony on preferences in California schools.
    Richter, Bernie; Geshekter, Charles // Academic Questions; Winter97/98, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p38 

    Presents excerpts of testimonials of administrators of California public colleges and universities regarding the allegations of race, ethnic or sex-based favoritism in California schools. Faculty and staff diversity program of California Community College; Omission of Asian students in the...

  • The Basic Laws Involved.
    Richter, Bernie; Geshekter, Charles // Congressional Digest; Jan1985, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p2 

    Considers the series of civil rights laws enacted by the Congress relating to sex discrimination in education policies and programs in the U.S. Civil rights act; Title IX of the education amendments; Rehabilitation act; Education amendments; Age discrimination act.

  • Education still reaches too few girls and women in India.
    Richter, Bernie; Geshekter, Charles // Women's International Network News; Spring92, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p62 

    Cites a July 21, 1991 article on `The Hindu' periodical about the limits of women's education in India. Factors that limit girls' and women's access to education; Inadequacy of government initiatives to make education more accessible to girls; Poor status of rural education; High incidence of...

  • U.S. Supreme Court rules for students in sex-bias cases.
    Richter, Bernie; Geshekter, Charles // Women's International Network News; Spring92, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p78 

    Cites an article published in the February 27, 1992 issue of `The New York Times,' on the US Supreme Court ruling that upheld the federal law barring sex discrimination in schools and colleges. Details of the sex-bias case filed by a high school student against a Georgia school district;...

  • Sexism in science class.
    Bojesen, Heather // New Moon Network; Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p10 

    Provides information on some strategies that can help instructors avoid sexism and gender bias in science classes in the United States.

  • The Dilemma in Chinese Women's Receiving an Education.
    Bojesen, Heather // Chinese Education & Society; Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p37 

    Analyzes the crucial role of education in changing the influence of erroneous traditional ideas and promoting the economic and social progress of Chinese women. Educational status of Chinese women; Reasons for gender inequity in educational opportunities; Impact of impediments caused by lack of...

  • Shaking the Foundations: How Schools Shortchange Girls.
    Franzosa, Susan Douglas // NWSA Journal; Fall93, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p325 

    Discusses the findings of the American Association of University Women's report entitled 'How Schools Shortchange Girls.' Documentation of the extent to which U.S. girls have been overlooked in efforts to set a national education agenda; Failure of school administrators to recognize clear...

    Franzosa, Susan Douglas // NWSA Journal; Fall93, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p335 

    Outlines the recommendations contained in the American Association of University Women's report entitled 'How Schools Shortchange Girls,' in order to give girls an equal opportunity in U.S. education. Need to reinforce the provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Roles that...

  • Promoting Gender Equity in Schools.
    Bauer, Karlin S. // Contemporary Education; 2000, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p22 

    Addresses gender inequality in school environments, specifically the exclusion of females from the social world of children. Educational practices that perpetuate the exclusion and subordination of females; Educational hindrances for females; Effect of gender inequality; Role of teachers in...

  • Are girls taught to fail?
    McCormick, Patrick // U.S. Catholic; Feb95, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p38 

    Focuses on sexism in educational institutions in the United States. Evaluation of the book `Failing at Fairness: How America's Schools Cheat Girls,' by Myra and David Sadker; Contention that people teach girls differently from boys; Shortage of role models for girls; Comparison of classroom...

    Macaul, Sherry; Dunlap, William P. // Education; Winter88, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p231 

    This article presents a review of the status of women in education. Sex equity issues are addressed as they pertain to existing policies, programs and concerns at the elementary, middle, senior high and higher education levels of the profession. A series of sex and gender equity programs are...

  • Ohio State U. Gay Group Loses Antigay Complaint Against Bible Group.
    Mallicoat, Jerry // Advocate; 2/17/83, Issue 361, p58 

    Reports that Ohio State University (OSU) Gay Alliance has lost a discrimination complaint against a campus Bible study group. Alleged discrimination of former gay members of the OSU Bible Studies; Bases of the decision of the OSU Office of Student Life.

    Weiner, Nan J. // Human Resource Management Review; Summer91, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p119 

    Discusses issues regarding job evaluation systems in the U.S. Factors contributing to inconsistent construct formation; Redundancy in point factor systems; Hierarchical grounding of jobs; Gender bias.

  • Cornell Cleared of Sexual Discrimination Charges.
    Weiner, Nan J. // Women in Academia Report; 9/11/2012, p9 

    The article reports on the decision of a U.S. District Court to dismiss all the sexual discrimination charges filed against Cornell University by a former employee.

  • Global Education for Gender Justice.
    RAMDAS, KAVITA N. // Liberal Education; Summer/Fall2011, Vol. 97 Issue 3/4, p6 

    The article presents a discussion of global education and gender issues, adapted from an address by Kavita N. Ramdas to the 2011 annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).

  • Breaking the silence.
    Proxmire, Crystal A. // Between the Lines (10807551); 11/4/2010, Issue 1844, p7 

    The article focuses on the incident wherein University of Oklahoma student Corey Jackson had committed suicide because of sex discrimination in school.

  • Equity and education: A global issue as old as time.
    Glazer, Susan Mandel // Reading Today; Oct/Nov94, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p3 

    Focuses on sex discrimination in education as a barrier to increasing worldwide literacy rate. Estimated number of illiterate adults in the world; Results of a study by UNESCO which show that one out of three adult women in the world cannot read and write as compared to one out of five adult...

    Glazer, Susan Mandel // Advocate; 8/27/91, Issue 584, p28 

    Reports that policy that forbids antigay discrimination against students, staffers and faculty members was approved on July 15, 1991 by the University of Utah's board of trustees.

  • Symposium.
    Weinman, Janice; Kleinfeld, Judith // Insight on the News; 12/14/98, Vol. 14 Issue 46, p24 

    Presents a debate on the issue of whether public schools shortchange girls on educational opportunities. Information on the American Association of University Women (AAUW); Lies promoted by the AAUW; Gender gap in public schools.

  • Are male accounting students favored?
    Weinman, Janice; Kleinfeld, Judith // Practical Accountant; Nov98, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p10 

    Reports on the finding that male students in an accounting class are more active than female ones. Dominance of men in class discussions; Instructors' more useful feedback to male students; Giving of short, non-evaluative answers to female students; Percentage of women who were promoted to...

  • The Meaning of a Silence.
    Kastberg, Signe M. // Women's Studies Quarterly; Fall/Winter2000, Vol. 28 Issue 3/4, p97 

    Focuses on class and gender discrimination in education. Factors that influenced the author to explore experiences of women who come from blue-collar backgrounds and struggle against the obstacles inherent in educational institutions; Identifying supportive persons in the women's educational...

  • Finding A Way (FAW).
    Monk, Janice; Sanders, Rickie; Smith, Peg Killam; Tuason, Julie; Wridt, Pamela // Women's Studies Quarterly; Fall/Winter2000, Vol. 28 Issue 3/4, p177 

    Discusses the Finding A Way (FAW) project, a program to enhance gender equity in the United States K-12 classroom, funded by the National Science Foundation and implemented by the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) during 1997-99. Multiple goals of the project; Mechanism for...

  • Spotty boys should not be given preference in our medical schools.
    Fabre, Clarissa // Pulse; 6/18/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 24, p30 

    Presents a letter to the editor regarding sex discrimination in medical schools published in the June 11, 2005 issue of the journal "Pulse."

  • Quinnipiac University Agrees to Settle Title IX Suit.
    Fabre, Clarissa // Women in Academia Report; 05/7/2013, p20 

    The article reports that the Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut has agreed to settle a lawsuit which claimed that the university did not comply with the Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, which discourages gender discrimination in all aspects of higher education.

  • College: For Men Only?
    Kelley, Timothy // New York Times Upfront; 03/05/2001, Vol. 133 Issue 13, p24 

    Reports the establishment of colleges for women in the 19th century in the United States. Debate over women education; Creation of Troy Female Seminary in 1821 by Emma Willard; Accounts on the book 'Sex in Education, or a Fair Chance for the Girls' by Dr.Edward H. Clarke.

  • Early gender gaps.
    Kelley, Timothy // OECD Observer; Apr2015, Issue 302, p4 

    The article discusses the report "The ABC of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behaviour and Confidence," which revealed lack of confidence in girls in considering a career in STEM field as compared to boys and views of Stefan Kapferer of Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development.

  • Federal File.
    Cavanagh, Sean // Education Week; 7/9/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 42, p23 

    This article focuses on an education-related report released by members of National Women's Law Center in Washington D.C. in 2002 explaining high school vocational and technical programs in 12 states. The organization called on the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights to...

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