As part of its celebration of Title IX, which has provided opportunities for generations of women and girls, the U.S. Department of Education has proposed changes to regulations for implementing this important law in elementary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities for public comment.
As a federal civil rights law, Title IX protects students from discrimination in educational programs and activities financed by the federal government.
The department said the proposed amendments will ensure that victims of sexual harassment, assault, or sex-based discrimination will receive crucial protections.
An unofficial version of the changes can be found here."As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this landmark law, our proposed changes will allow us to continue that progress and ensure all our nation's students – no matter where they live, who they are, or whom they love – can learn, grow, and thrive in school," U.S.