What Is Title IX (Title 9; Title Nine)
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et. seq., is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities.
Scope of Title IX and Examples in Alabama
All institutions that receive any form of federal financial aid, including state and local education agencies are required to follow Title IX. This can include but is not limited to local school districts, postsecondary institutions, and even charter schools, libraries, and museums.
Here are a few specific examples of institutions required to follow Title IX laws:
- Auburn University
- University of Alabama
- Southern Union State Community College
- Auburn City Schools
- Opelika City Schools
- Lee County Public Schools
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No one in the United States should face discrimination on the basis of sex, race, or age. If you or someone you know has faced discrimination through education or workplace, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our professional civil rights attorneys today. The results of these investigations can be devastating to your career aspirations, so get the assistance of an experienced lawyer at Walton Law Firm to help you fight for your rights!