Title IX Falls Short of Promise for Pregnant Students

Shah, Nirvi
June 2012
Education Week;6/13/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 35, p18
The article looks at how Title IX of the U. S. Education Amendments of 1972 impacts pregnant students and parenting teenagers. It states that many of these women do not attain a high school diploma because of unequal opportunities and ignorance towards the application of Title IX. School provided support services for pregnant teenagers mentioned in the article include academic support, on-site day care, and parenting classes. Also covered is the role of Title IX in investigating sexual assault.


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