chapter  5
The Role of Government in Advancing Gender Equity in Education
ByMargaret A. Nash, Susan S. Klein and Barbara Bitters, Sharon Hobbs, William A. Howe, Linda Shevitz, Linda Wharton, et al.
Pages 40

This chapter discusses the critical role of government, especially at the federal and state levels, in institutionalizing gender equity policies and practices in K-12 and postsecondary education in the United States. Themes include:

• The passage of the federal Title IX and efforts to weaken its protections.