Title IX

Title IX
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a federal law banning sex discrimination in schools and universities, both academic and athletic.

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Title IX
Part of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. Actions prohibited by Title IX include sexual harassment, the failure to provide equal opportunity in athletics, and discrimination based on pregnancy.
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