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ACLU: Title IX coverage explicitly extended to transgender students

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

April 29, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education explicitly stated for the first time on Tuesday that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 extends to claims of discrimination based on gender identity. The OCR released a n...

Illinois granted waiver from No Child Left Behind Act

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

April 25, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

Illinois was granted a waiver April 18 from the No Child Left Behind Act, joining 42 other states exempted from punishment if schools do not meet standards set by the law, which include a demonstrated 100 percent proficiency by...

Students to lobby members of Congress from Illinois about campus-wide issues

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 7, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Members of Associated Student Government traveled to Washington, D.C., this weekend as part of an annual event for Big Ten schools. The event focused on lobbying members of Congress from Illinois  about several campus-wide issues. Six...

Title IX Coordinating Committee response to online petition and ASG resolution

Title IX Coordinating Committee

March 4, 2014

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

The following is the response to a petition posted online by faculty and a resolution passed at last week's Associated Student Government meeting. The response was first sent to the Northwestern community Tuesday morning. It ...