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...
- 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.
- 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.
- WASHINGTON LAW NIXES SINGLE-GENDER PROGRAM IN TACOMA.
Woog, Dan // 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.
- 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...
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.
- Closing the gender gap on PSATs.
Harper, Pat Callbeck // 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...
- 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...
- 10 recommendations for gender equity.
Handy, Alice Evans // 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...
- 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...
Byfield, Ted // 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.
- 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,...
- 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...
- 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.
- Districts adopting policies to protect gay students' rights.
Portner, Jessica // Education Week; 10/5/94, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p8
Reports on Chappaqua, New York school board's vote on a policy to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation. Provision on harassment of gay students; Birmingham, Michigan school district's adoption of an antiharassment policy; Workshops for teachers; Plans to distribute student handbooks;...
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.
- 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...
- Education still reaches too few girls and women in India.
Glazer, Susan Mandel // 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.
Glazer, Susan Mandel // 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;...
- 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."
- 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.
- 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...
- The Dilemma in Chinese Women's Receiving an Education.
Cavanagh, Sean // 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...
- Title IX successful in raising number of female participants.
Lockhart, Lee // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 2/7/2003, Issue 323044, p28
Discusses the U.S. national committee review on the implications of the Title IX legislation on gender discrimination in public and private schools receiving federal funds. Title IX's reference to gender discrimination in admissions, recruitment, course offerings, counseling, financial aid,...
- 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.
- 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...
- Women's Studies Courses: A Correction.
McLure, Gail T. // Educational Leadership; Apr1974, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p631
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Eliminate Sex Bias in the Curriculum," by Gail T. McLure in the November 1973 issue.
- Don't degrade girls.
Johns, Emily // Community Care; 9/8/2005, Issue 1589, p28
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "We don't want no separation," in the September 1, 2005 issue.
- 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...
- 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...
- NEWS IN BRIEF: UTAH.
Monk, Janice; Sanders, Rickie; Smith, Peg Killam; Tuason, Julie; Wridt, Pamela // 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.
- WOMEN IN EDUCATION: PATHWAYS TO ADVANCEMENT.
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...
- Are male accounting students favored?
Macaul, Sherry; Dunlap, William P. // 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...
- 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.
- Quinnipiac University Agrees to Settle Title IX Suit.
Mallicoat, Jerry // Women in Academia Report; 5/7/2013, 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.
- A Call for the Elimination Of Sex Discrimination.
Farmer, June L. // Education Week; 2/15/1984, Vol. 3 Issue 21, p19
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Number of Women Administrators in N.Y.C.," in the January 18, 1984 issue.
- Teacher fights gag order.
Walsh, Mark // Teacher Magazine; Jan98, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p8
Focuses on the lawsuit filed by teaching veteran Wendy Weaver who was relieved as volleyball coach at Spanish Fork High School, Utah in July 1997 due to homosexuality. Variation on the federal government's `don't ask, don't tell' policy for homosexuals serving in the US military service;...
- More Than Ever, Girls Need 'Empowering Environments'.
Salopek, Jennifer Jackson // Education Week; 3/18/1992, Vol. 11 Issue 26, p27
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "National Groups Promise Steps to Combat Inequities for Girls," published in the February 19, 1992 issue.