Title IX Information and Resources

What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a comprehensive federal law that applies to any institution receiving federal financial assistance from the Department of Education, including state and local educational agencies. The law protects individuals from discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance, which states:

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

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