What is Title IX?

37 Powerful Words...  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.

The Broad Scope... Title IX of the Education Amendments was passed by the U.S. Congress in June 1972, and signed into law on July 1, 1972. The protection of Title IX also extend to Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault or Violence that impairs or interferes with access to equitable educational and employment opportunities.